WASHINGTON — The National Park Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it top distinction with a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. For 100 years, we have been advocating on behalf of our national parks, and our mission of protecting and enhancing America's national parks for present and future generations provides the foundation for all of our work. NPF is strictly NPS, I believe. • Hundreds of allies around the country who partner with us on issues ranging from oil and gas drilling outside of parks to tightening regulations affecting air in Class 1 (national park) areas. Established in 1919, NPCA is an independent, nonpartisan voice working to address major threats facing the National Park System.

GuideStar's Gold Seal of Transparency is earned by completing five questions around an Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating. and progress with key stakeholders, including the public. My name, email, and postal address 53-0225165, Board Leadership “National Park Foundation donors can rest assured that their donations are being used wisely to help preserve and enhance the National Park System.”. To protect national parks and their surroundings, NPCA will work to advance projects in at least three national park landscapes that increase the health of iconic wildlife species, marshal opposition to halt policies or legislation that would fragment or otherwise damage wildlife habitat; work with allies to advance the cleanup, transition or retirement of coal-fired power plants; and push for legislation that authorizes critical restoration projects that preserve, protect, and restore Great Waters landscapes. New Zealand has one of the richest natural environments on Earth, and one of the most threatened. Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations). NPCA has a $38-million annual budget that supports the programmatic work designed to achieve our 3-year Strategic Plan. The nearly gridlocked political climate continues to be a challenge for our legislative work and will place even greater importance on our work on the ground in local communities and in the courts. Both are great organizations. The end result is a report that lets nonprofits share concise, detailed information about plans Since our inception over 8 years ago, our foundation has contributed more than $10,000 in scholarship money to the Carol Stream Park District for those families in need.