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Children riding National Mall Carousel
Ticket to Ride

A Carousel Ride Through History at the National Mall

As part of the Park Stewards program, students had an amazing first visit to the National Mall and Memorial Parks, where they rode and learned about...
Ranger Johnson during a demonstration in Yosemite National Park
America’s Best Idea

A Park for All People

Through A Park for All People, the story of African American "Buffalo Soldiers" who patrolled the parks of the High Sierra at the turn of the last...
Sculpture depicting one person handing a book to another
Park Stewards

Academic and Service-Learning at Shiloh and Corinth Battlefields

Although Shiloh Military Park and Corinth Battlefield offer a wealth of historic and cultural resources, they seemed to be little known—particularly...
Child climbing at Obed WSR

Active Trails

The Active Trails program promoted healthy lifestyles while simultaneously protecting and enhancing these precious land and water trail resources...
African American Kids holding an american flag

African American Experience Fund

AAEF's mission is to connect all Americans to the role of African Americans in our country's history by raising funds and establishing partnerships...
Shoreline in Ala Kahakai Historic Trail National Park

Ala Kahakai Historic Trail Preservation

A National Park Foundation Grant funded this project that focused on creating small scale informal music events at three specific communities along...
Sea otter in Alaskan arctic

Alaskan Marine Protection and Restoration

NPF partnered with Alaska's national parks and the Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center to improve the stewardship and protection of ocean...
American Latino Heritage Fund

American Latino Theme Study

With the support of the American Latino Heritage Fund, the National Park Foundation worked with the National Park Service to publish the American...
Group of teens participating in Latino Youth Summit at Saguaro National Park
American Latino Heritage Fund

American Latino Youth Summits

The American Latino Heritage Fund worked closely with the National Park Service on American Latino Youth Summits, which educates and involves younger...
Kids with Fort Sumter historian

America’s Best Idea

“The National Parks: America’s Best Idea” premiered on PBS in September 2009. The America’s Best Idea program connected diverse, underserved and...
Boy studying lichens in Arches National Park
Impact Grant

Arches National Park "Field Trip in a Box"

Each spring, Arches National Park receives a multitude of requests from teachers for curriculum-based ranger programs that they are unable to fill...
Wild horse roaming Assateague dunes

Assateague Island Fundraising and Student Engagement

Want to live on the edge? Visit a place recreated each day by ocean wind and waves. Life on Assateague Island has adapted to an existence on the move...