About Us
Preserving and protecting the Smokies since 1993
An official 501(c)(3) not-for-profit park partner organization.
Mission Statement

Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park assists the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by raising funds and public awareness, and providing volunteers for needed projects.

Board of Directors and Staff

Privacy Policy

Friends of the Smokies Guidestar Profile

2013 Audited Financial Statements

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2012 Audited Financial Statements

2012 IRS 990 Form

2012 Funding Park Funding Report

2011 Annual Report

2011 Audited Financial Statements

2011 IRS Form 990

2010 Annual Report

2010 Audited Financial Statements

2010 IRS Form 990

2009 Annual Report

2009 Audited Financial Statements

2009 IRS Form 990

2009 Funding Report to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Friends Of The Smokies History

Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park works closely with the National Park Service.  Each year the Park staff develops an annual needs list of projects for which Friends provides funding.

Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park was organized in 1993.

Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park gained its incorporating charter from the State of North Carolina on June 30, 1995.

Friends of the Smokies has raised over $34 million through individual, corporate and foundation contributions, special events, and sales of specialty license plates in Tennessee and North Carolina.

Friends of the Smokies is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service (Tax ID number 62-1564782).

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See this year's list of park needs and opportunities to help.

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Wherever you go in the Smokies, you can see the results of our collective efforts, but we still have a lot more work to do. Please help us help the Smokies. Become a Friend Today! Click for more info.

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