Each time you support Grand Canyon Association by becoming a member, purchasing a product, signing up for a Field Institute class, volunteering your time or donating money, you create a lasting legacy at Grand Canyon National Park. In recent years, support from people like you has:
Improved the visitor experience at this historic trailhead, where hikers and mules have descended into the canyon for more than a century.
Restored and preserved historic buildings in the park, including Kolb Studio, the Community Building and the park’s original hospital
Provided in-depth, education-based classes and tours for the public since 1993 through our Field Institute
Created the Adopt-a-Lion program to fund ongoing wildlife research in the park
Established the award-winning Travelin’ Trunk and Virtual Field Trips for Kids programs, which have reached more than 150,000 students from all over the country with educational materials about Grand Canyon
Underwritten free rotating art exhibits at Kolb Studio, developed and hosted by GCA annually and viewed by more than 500,000 visitors since 1995
Supported the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art, a plein air competition, exhibition and sale, with proceeds going to fund a permanent art venue at the South Rim
Transformed Mather Point Overlook with a beautiful stone amphitheater for breathtaking views while learning about the canyon through interpretive programs
Purchased green-screen technology for our Virtual Field Trips Program enabling kids from across the country to experience the canyon from their classrooms
Wilderness Trails Restoration project maintains centuries-old trails through the vast wilderness of the canyon
Created and maintained a Bibliography of the Grand Canyon and Lower Colorado River
Watershed Stewardship is helping to restore the functioning of native plant communities for wildlife habitat and climate variances, mitigating the threats to archeological sites and enriching the visitor experience by offering them a more natural and pristine setting
Through your generosity, since its founding Grand Canyon Association has provided goods, services and monetary donations valued at over $34 million in support of educational and scientific research efforts at Grand Canyon National Park.