16 U.S. Code § 19e - Congressional statement of purpose; establishment of Foundation

In order to encourage private gifts of real and personal property or any income therefrom or other interest therein for the benefit of, or in connection with, the National Park Service, its activities, or its services, and thereby to further the conservation of natural, scenic, historic, scientific, educational, inspirational, or recreational resources for future generations of Americans, there is hereby established a charitable and nonprofit corporation to be known as the National Park Foundation to accept and administer such gifts.


(Pub. L. 90–209, § 1,Dec. 18, 1967, 81 Stat. 656.)
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Pub. L. 90–209, which enacted this subchapter, is popularly known as the “National Park Foundation Act”.


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