Creating Possibilities Through Partnerships

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

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DO 21 & Reference Manual

Dig into Director’s Order #21, the NPS policy regarding Donations and Philanthropic Partnerships, and the accompanying Reference Manual.

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

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

Partnering for a new experience at Jenny Lake

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.

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: December 15, 2022