Protecting Our Parks

How We Help

America’s national parks were established to preserve our country’s greatest collection of natural, historic, and cultural treasures. The National Park Foundation is dedicated to the promise that our national parks, and all they possess, are protected forever. As our environment and cultural legacy faces new challenges ranging from natural disasters, to a changing climate, to archaeological treasures being damaged or stolen – we seek to fund initiatives that demonstrate environmental leadership, promote sustainable practices, inspire innovative solutions, and motivate citizens to action.

The National Park Foundation is:

  • Investing $13M to the Elwha River restoration project.
  • Providing over $30M to build the Flight 93 National Memorial.
  • Supplying $67M to restore 6,600 acres of the Everglades.

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Programs that Protect

Protecting Our Parks Success Stories

To increase accessibility opportunities within Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, the park reconfigured erosion... read more

Canyonlands National Park Impact Grant

The removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams in Olympic National Park, the largest dam removal project in U.S. history... read more

Olympic National Park Park Stewards

This Impact Grant provided training for college students participating in service-learning projects on college breaks... read more

Grand Canyon National Park Impact Grant

In the spring and summer of 2012, Golden Gate National Recreation Area engaged the southeastern neighborhoods of San... read more

America's Best Idea Grant at Golden Gate NRA

The National Park Foundation supported the TRACK Trails program that engages kids and their families in multi-media led... read more

Blue Ridge Parkway Active Trails