photo by Vicki Dameron

Support the Parkway

Since 1997, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation has worked in close cooperation with the National Park Service to meet the needs of the Parkway, its visitors and the communities it traverses. With the help of our Community of Stewards, we have committed over $3 million to support projects and programs for the Parkway that protect the natural, cultural, historical and recreational qualities that make the Parkway a community, economic and educational resource and a true American treasure.

There are many ways you can join our Community of Stewards and help protect the Parkway for future generations. Click on the options below to learn more.

  • Make a Donation: Click here to learn how to make your donation by mail, online or by phone.
  • Monthly Giving: Join our monthly giving society, the Parkway Protectors, for as little as $0.33 a day.
  • Honors and Memorials: Honor or memorialize a loved one who has enjoyed a special connection to the Parkway
  • Parkway Plus: Support the Parkway while enjoying local restaurants, inns, resorts and more!
  • Get the Plate: Join the over 27,000 NC residents who support the Parkway with the Blue Ridge Parkway specialty plate (North Carolina residents only)
  • Endowments:  Create a permanent legacy for the Foundation by establishing an endowment.
  • Join the Andre Michaux Society:  Make a legacy gift and protect the Parkway for perpetuity by including the Foundation in your estate plans.