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Together, We Make Parks Possible

It takes all of us to help sustain the vast landscapes and history of our national parks. The National Park Foundation helps guide charitable giving to the greatest needs within the National Park Service. See how your gift can help make the parks possible.
Support Our Parks

Areas of Work

Find your place in the parks. Explore our programs and partnerships across the National Park System and see how you can give to the areas you’re most passionate about.

Turning Passion for Our Parks into Action

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, NPF has accomplished a lot of good in the parks. However, there’s still work to be done.

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    NPF helps support the National Park Service in their preservation of more than 400 national park sites across the country.
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    Since 1967, the NPF has helped protect and preserve some of America's most treasured places.
  • $89.4
    NPF provided grants and programmatic support of over $89.4M to our national parks during fiscal year 2021.

Our Work

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  • Partnership
    Over 50 Years of Partnership
    As the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, NPF has a unique role in caring for and supporting our national parks.
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    Update Continuing Our Commitment to Preserving Civil Rights Sites
    Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the NPF and its donors, including the Mellon Foundation and Fund II Foundation, a new NPS site will preserve the story and legacy of Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.
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    Story Is That Seaweed, or Some-Fin Else?
    NPF funded research is helping track great white sharks, protecting the species and enabling public safety officials to use science in educating the public on the risk of recreating in the waters off Cape Cod National Seashore.

National Park Foundation Partners

Our work in parks would not be possible without the generous and ongoing support of our corporate partners. This tradition of giving is crucial to preserving America's most special places.

Learn More About Our Partners