Partnerships have been an integral part of fulfilling the National Park Service mission since its founding in 1916. National Mall and Memorial Parks embraces this tradition through its partnerships with over 50 community organizations, nonprofits, friends groups, and national and local institutions. Together, we protect and promote the public lands and national treasures in Washington, DC for both present and future generations. Learn more about National Park Service partnerships.
Thank You Partners
The Superintendent shares a special message of thanks to all park partners and volunteers
Annual Partnership Reports
Explore the impact that partner and volunteer contributions make every year
Explore the many organizations that help National Mall and Memorial Parks advance its mission
Friends Groups and Memorial Partners
Learn more about partners that provide programming and support to specific monuments and memorials
Education and Community Partners
See the diverse work of partners who assist with special events, educational programming, and special events on the National Mall.
Business and Neighborhood Partners
Business Improvement Districts and other neighborhood groups in Washington, D.C. care for National Park Service sites around the city.
The Trust for the National Mall is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan philanthropic partner of the National Park Service dedicated to restoring, enriching and preserving the National Mall. The Trust brings expertise, private funding and in-kind support to time-sensitive restoration and sustainability projects, mobilizes volunteers and provides educational opportunities to ensure that the National Mall endures and evolves as a vibrant space for all. With over 36 million visits annually to the National Mall, combined with aging infrastructure and the need for better visitor amenities throughout the park, the Trust is helping the National Park Service tackle the more than $800 million needed for critical repairs and improvements.
Last updated: August 31, 2023