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Why should you support NPT?

Not only are we good stewards of our parks, but also of your gifts!

  • NPT is top rated with an A from Charity Watch; in fiscal year 2016, 83% of our resources were used for our programs.
  • In honor of the Centennial of the National Park Service (NPS), our Buddy Bison School Program and Kids to Parks Day National School Contest were selected as NPS Centennial Challenge Projects.
  • We are featured in the Catalogue for Philanthropy as “one of the best”.
  • We meet all 20 criteria of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance.
  • We are a Gold Level participant at GuideStar.
  • NPT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; your gift is 100% tax deductible. Our tax ID is 52-1691924.

We also accept gifts of stock, IRA or other retirement plan funds, life insurance, and gifts through your will or other estate plans.

Looking for that perfect gift to connect a child in your life with the outdoors? You can also purchase a Buddy Bison. Plus the proceeds of each Buddy Bison sale provides bus transportation for one under-served student.

Questions? Contact Maryann Kearns or call 301-279-7275 for more information.


Watch this video which highlights what we’ve accomplished together this
year during the historic 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

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