Our Work

How We Help

From the destruction of earthquakes and oil spills, to the disappearance of historic and cultural treasures, to new generations of Americans that may never experience, and learn from, our nation’s best idea – America’s national parks face challenges of all sizes and scopes.

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, raises private funds that directly aid, support, and enrich America’s over 400 national parks and their programs. Chartered by Congress as the charitable partner of the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation works to:

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Our Work Success Stories

Thanks to the National Park Foundation and the South Florida National Parks Trust, Biscayne National Park is developing... read more

Biscayne National Park Impact Grant

This project reveals untold stories and strengthens a partnership with one of only four African-American owned and... read more

Cuyahoga Valley National Park AAEF

A 2010 Impact Grant allowed Blue Ridge Parkway to conduct an oral histories project that captured an array of diverse... read more

Blue Ridge Parkway Impact Grant

NPF provided funding through its Impact Grant program to assist the park in their ongoing archaeological theft... read more

Joshua Tree National Park Impact Grant

The National Park Foundation’s Impact grant at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is protecting endangered hawkbill turtles... read more

Volunteers Help Turtles In Hawaii