Connect All People to Parks

How We Help

The National Park Foundation is dedicated to celebrating our nation’s rich diversity – supporting equal and abundant opportunities for all audiences to experience, enjoy, and create life-long relationships with our magnificent national parks. We also dedicate ourselves to bringing America’s national parks to the people – empowering our parks and their programs as engines for sustainability, volunteerism and stability in communities big and small. In short, we are committed to connecting all Americans with the rich natural, historical, and cultural heritage preserved by National Park System.  After all, the national parks belong to every American – past, present, and future.

The National Park Foundation is:

  • Creating the American Latino Heritage Fund to preserve and protect the rich legacy and history of American Latino culture.
  • Restoring 250 miles of waterways and trails, connecting parks to communities and promoting healthy lives.
  • Embracing diversity with the African American Experience Fund, which supports over 30 national park sites including the Ebenezer Baptist Church and Little Rock Central High School.

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Programs that Connect

Connect All People to Parks Success Stories

Grand Teton National Park has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania to design and install green roofs on... read more

Grand Teton National Park Impact Grant

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

Grand Canyon National Park Impact Grant

Each spring, Arches National Park receives a multitude of requests from teachers for curriculum-based ranger programs... read more

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

Volunteers Help Turtles In Hawaii