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 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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PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS AND MILESTONES

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


Your Membership Matters -
Become a Friend Today!

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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Friends of the Smokies

800.845.5665
E-mail: info@friendsofthesmokies.org

Tennessee

Phone: 865.932.4794

North Carolina

Phone: 828.452.0720

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