As the National Park Service prepares for its centennial in 2016, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the role of philanthropy in national parks, with a focus on non-profit organizations known as friends groups and cooperating associations. Providing a historical review of partnerships through the lifetime of the NPS, up to a contemporary analysis of the legal and organizational framework under which non-profit philanthropic partners operate, Jacqueline Vaughn and Hanna J. Cortner explore the challenges the National Park Service faces in dealing with non-profit partners. Based on personal interviews with more than 50 non-profit leaders and National Park Service staff, financial data, and comprehensive site visits, Vaughn and Cortner offer a unique and informative view of the landscape in which philanthropy groups succeed - and sometimes fail.Previously, the company had provided in-kind equipment and services for the White House, the Washington Monument, the Flight 93 Memorial, and at ... announcement by the NPF that it was joining the United Four Wheel Drive Association and the BF Goodrich Companya#39;s Outstanding Trails Program (as in off-road vehicle trails) to promote the Xplore Adventure Series FJ Cruiser National Parks Edition.
|Title||:||Philanthropy and the National Park Service|
|Author||:||Jacqueline Vaughn, Hanna J. Cortner|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-11-26|