Thank you for considering a donation to Yosemite Conservancy! When you make a gift, you’re making a tangible difference for one of the world’s greatest natural treasures. We offer special supporter benefits to thank donors for the essential role they play in Yosemite.

Become a Friend of Yosemite. With your gift of $25 or more, you’ll receive a variety of benefits, including an invitation to our annual Spring Gathering, discounts on Conservancy products and Outdoor Adventures, regular updates from the Conservancy, and the Yosemite Conservancy Donor Passport, which features offers for use in and around the park and with other Public Lands Alliance partner organizations.*

Join the John Muir Heritage Society. With your gift of $1,000 or more, you’ll join this group of passionate Yosemite supporters whose gifts have a significant impact on critical projects in the park. In addition to discounts and our Donor Passport, John Muir Heritage Society donors receive invitations to special events just for insiders, a park pass, and more. If you’re interested in joining the John Muir Heritage Society, please contact:

  • Caitlin Allard, if you’re in Northern California or out of state: [email protected] or (415) 989-2848.
  • Julia Hejl, if you’re in Southern California: [email protected] or (323) 217-4780.
Friends of Yosemite
$25 – $999
– Yosemite Conservancy Donor Passport for the current calendar year*
– 15% discount at Yosemite Conservancy bookstores
– 15% discount on Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventures
– Discounted stays at Ostrander Ski Hut
– Invitation to Spring Gathering in Yosemite
– Subscription to the biannual Yosemite Conservancy magazine
– Email updates about things to do in the park and projects made possible by your support
– Recognition in the Yosemite Conservancy Honor Register at the Yosemite Exploration Center (formerly the Valley Visitor Center)
John Muir Heritage Society
$1,000 – $2,499
All benefits above, plus:
– Subscription to Muir Notes, a special newsletter for John Muir Heritage Society donors
– Invitations to special donor gatherings, including spring and autumn events at The Ahwahnee, and regional events in northern and southern California
– 12-month Yosemite National Park pass (upon request)
$2,500 – $4,999
All benefits above, plus:
– Recognition on the Yosemite Conservancy Honor Wall at the Yosemite Exploration Center (formerly the Valley Visitor Center)
– Invitation to the Conservancy Bracebridge Celebration
– 12-month National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass (upon request, in lieu of a Yosemite-specific pass)
$5,000 – 9,999
All benefits above, plus an invitation to Tuolumne Meadows High Country Weekend
$10,000 – $24,999
All benefits above, plus an invitation to Spring Colors weekend in Yosemite
$25,000 – $49,999
All benefits above, plus a Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventure for two people
$50,000 – $99,999
All benefits above, plus a personalized Custom Adventure in Yosemite with a Conservancy guide
$100,000 and up
All benefits above, plus an exclusive evening with Yosemite National Park staff

* The Yosemite Conservancy Donor Passport is available for a limited time each year. Some restrictions apply. Many offers in the passport are provided through the generosity of local businesses and are subject to change.

Donating comes with plenty of other pluses, too. No matter how much you give, you’ll join a community of people committed to supporting Yosemite, enjoy the confidence that your donations will be used wisely and well, and deepen your connection with the park. When you visit Yosemite or read our updates, you’ll see the impact of your support in projects to restore trails and habitat, protect wildlife, preserve historic resources, and educate and inspire people of all ages.

Donations to Yosemite Conservancy are tax-deductible. Our tax ID is 94-3058041.