The 1916 Society

An Invitation to Join the 1916 Society

Members of the 1916 Society have expressed their 1916_societycommitment to the National Park Foundation through a very special and important form of financial support.

These donors have named the Foundation as the beneficiary of a planned gift. Such gifts might include a bequest, appreciated securities, gifts of retirement accounts, gifts of life insurance and/or charitable income gifts, such as charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder unitrusts, charitable remainder annuity trusts.

Once you complete your estate plans, please fill out our notification form to let us know. We would like to thank you for your generosity by including you in the 1916 Society.

Membership Benefits

Your membership involves no dues, obligations, or solicitations, but it does allow us to thank you and recognize you for the plans you have made, and it may inspire generosity in others.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Invitations to exclusive events and travel opportunities
  • Annual recognition in the National Park Foundation’s Annual Report
  • Subscription to the National Park Foundation’s online newsletter, Go Parks,
  • Opportunity to request enhanced visits to national parks

The most important benefit you will receive from joining the 1916 Society is the satisfaction derived from making a lasting contribution to our national parks and historical landmarks.