Creating Possibilities Through Partnerships

There is information for park partners about the NPS response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The national parks and the programs of the National Park Service were built on partnerships. Learn more about how to partner with us, how we support communities and how we receive support from communities.

We are excited to enter our second century with your support. Imagine the possibilities we can create through partnerships!  

Banner photo: NPS/Al Golub

Two fingers holding a redwood cone against backdrop of trees a sign forMuir Woods National Monument

In The Beginning

Parks and philanthropy have been intertwined since the early 1900s, even before the establishment of the National Park Service

Grand Teton National Park

Supporting your National Parks

Director’s Order 21 on Donations and Philanthropic Partnerships is the NPS guide for employees and partners regarding private philanthropy.

Two young people pointing at the horizon

Congratulations to the Winners!

Find out how the Power of Partnerships are played out in parks and programs nationwide

The original torch from the Statue of Liberty is readied to move.

Together We Lift a Light

Partnering to make Lady Liberty's original torch available for viewing by all visitors to Liberty Island.

NPS Rangers hold red ribbon aloft against backdrop of mountains & trees. Ribbon is being cut.

Transformation at Jenny Lake

NPS Acting Deputy Director of Operations David Vela & Grand Teton National Park Foundation President Leslie Mattson cut ribbon at Jenny Lake

Modern electric vehicle (2017) and Edison owned early electric vehicle (1914)

Partnerships add a Charge to your Trip

Modern electric vehicle and Edison owned early electric vehicle and their charging stations.

Last updated: March 17, 2020