How to Help

Since 1996, the Yellowstone Park Foundation has effectively channeled our donors’ gifts toward protecting, preserving, and enhancing Yellowstone National Park. Contributing to the Yellowstone Park Foundation represents the most direct and effective way you can play a role in the stewardship of Yellowstone.

There are many ways that you can be a Friend of Yellowstone:


Donate Online

It's easy, it's secure, and your donation will go immediately toward supporting the work of the Foundation.
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Fundraise for Yellowstone

Yellowstone Park Foundation-supported projects are only made possible by contributions from people who love Yellowstone. We need your help to spread the word! You can let your family and friends know that there is a way to participate in the stewardship of Yellowstone National Park by becoming a YPF Fundraiser.
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Monthly Giving

Become a Steward of Yellowstone and support the Park for as little as 33 cents per day.
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1872 Society

Join this very special group by supporting the Yellowstone Park Foundation's annual fund at a giving level of $1,000 or more.
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Wildlife Adoptions

Wildlife adoptions make meaningful gifts and are a great way to support wildlife conservation and research in Yellowstone.
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Employer Matching Gifts

Your employer may be able to double the impact of your gift!
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Planned Giving

Leave a legacy for Yellowstone by making a planned gift to the Yellowstone Park Foundation.
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Yellowstone Visa Card

U.S. Bank donates a portion of every purchase made with the Yellowstone Visa Card to YPF.
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Yellowstone License Plate

Fees from the Montana Yellowstone "grizzly" license plate directly benefit the Yellowstone Park Foundation.
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AmazonSmile is a simple and easy way to support the Yellowstone Park Foundation at no cost to you! Every time you shop at AmazonSmile (, you will find the exact same selection and deals as you would at, with an added bonus: Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price to the YPF!
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Gifts of Securities

Gifts of stock and other appreciated securities are an easy way to help Yellowstone while receiving a number of tax benefits.
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