Great parks reflect the loyalty and support of their members, donors and community residents. We depend on people like you, who understand and respect Valley Forge’s historical relevance, natural beauty, and extensive community.

There are numerous ways to donate, and we’ve listed them below.

If membership or volunteering is more your speed, we’ve got you covered.

The VFPA is deeply appreciative of whatever assistance you are able to provide!


Donate to our Annual Fund

Annual Fund gifts are 100% tax-deductible and provide unrestricted support for public programs, educational outreach in addition to park-wide restoration, preservation and conservation projects.


Tribute Gifts

A Tribute Gift to the Valley Forge Park Alliance is a thoughtful way to honor family or friends, celebrate a special occasion, or express sympathy for the loss of a loved one. Tribute Gifts support the Annual Fund unless otherwise designated by the individual/family being honored.


Tribute Gift Recipient Info (Family or Individual)

Please indicate reason for Tribute Gift:


Matching Gifts

Multiply the impact of your contribution by obtaining an Employee Matching Gift Form from your employer. When combined with your generous donation, these gifts can double or triple resources to support the Park.

Completed forms can be mailed to:
The Valley Forge Park Alliance | PO Box 117 | Valley Forge, PA 19481.

In-Kind Giving Opportunities

Your generous contribution will be recognized online and at events as they apply to your in-kind gift. Opportunities include food donations for special events, professional printing of promotional materials, retail and outdoor activity products, travel, and more for our annual fundraisers. Please email us to discuss possibilities.

Donation Boxes in the Park

On your next visit, please consider making a donation in person! Donation boxes are located in the Visitor Center, at Washington’s Headquarters, and the Memorial Arch.

Gifts of Stock and Securities *

Gifts of appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, or mutual funds held for more than one year) are easy to make and may provide a greater tax benefit than an equivalent gift in cash. A gift of stock owned for more than one year entitles you to an income tax charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the donated asset. If the stock has appreciated, you also avoid any capital gains tax on the appreciation.

If you are interested in making a gift of stock, you or your broker should contact the Valley Forge Park Alliance at 610-783-1777 or email us. Each inquiry is handled confidentially and does not imply obligation to participate.

Provide for the Alliance in Your Will *

The Valley Forge Park Alliance offers several planned giving opportunities which can be tailored to meet your specific financial and estate-planning needs. Planned gifts help donors tailor bequests and structure gifts of life insurance, appreciated securities, and other assets.

For more information, please call the Valley Forge Park Alliance at 610-783-1777 or email us.

Shop through AmazonSmile

Do your shopping through AmazonSmile using the code “FRIENDS OF VALLEY FORGE” and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Alliance – at no cost to you!

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Valley Forge Park Alliance in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.

  2. View Settings and select AmazonSmile.

  3. Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.

The Friends of Valley Forge Park License Plate

Show your pride in Valley Forge National Historical Park with a customized license plate. For just $50, you’ll receive an official auto registration plate plus a one year complimentary individual membership.


Download and print the Specialty License Plate application form (PDF LINK). Please include a check for $50 (payable to the Valley Forge Park Alliance) and mail to:
Valley Forge Park Alliance | PO Box 117 | Valley Forge, PA 19481

Sorry, but license plate applications cannot be processed online. Questions? Go to our License Plate FAQ here. If you need further assistance, please call 610-783-1777.

* The information is provided for general character only. The Valley Forge Park Alliance does not engage in rendering legal or tax advisory service. Advice from legal and tax counsel should be sought when considering these types of gifts.