ANPR is kicking off this holiday season with a renewed goal of supporting the needs and interests of rangers across the country. Our inventory of designated funds helps support the work of rangers, and their quality of life. This Giving Tuesday, we invite you to show your support to them as well. Below is a brief description of each of the funds we support. After reading each one, click here to send in your tax-deductible donation. ANPR thanks you!
General Fund: This fund helps with ANPR’s daily operating costs, which include production of Ranger magazine, accounting of designated funds, and organization of the annual Ranger Rendezvous.
Supernaugh Fund: This fund provides support for our Supernaugh Scholars, awarded each year to aspiring rangers who will attend their first Ranger Rendezvous. The fund is named in honor of Bill Supernaugh, a longtime ANPR supporter.
Harry Yount Fund: This fund supports the Harry Yount Lifetime Achievement Award, which is administered by ANPR and the pinnacle of achievement in NPS service. Funds collected are used in the production of the bronze bust awarded to recipients, and also cover travel costs associated to attend the awards ceremony.
Rick Gale Fund: This fund provides money to carry out ANPR’s oral history interviews in cooperation with the NPR Division of History.
BOD Member Support Fund: This fund helps support travel costs for board members traveling to the annual Ranger Rendezvous in support of ANPR’s goals.
NPS Ranger Museum Fund: This fund was established to help rehabilitate the Museum of the Ranger in Yellowstone National Park.
International Ranger Fund: Now called the Rick Smith Honorary International Fund, it provides money to fund scholarships (from the U.S. and Latin America) to the World Ranger Congresses.
Natural Disaster Relief Fund: Any ANPR member in good standing is eligible to apply for and receive aid to help in the recovery following a natural disaster that has directly impacted their life. This fund is an ANPR member benefit, and the amount of aid will be based on the needs of the individual.
Life Century Increase: Existing Life Members wishing to increase their Life Century levels may start out with a $125 donation for a Second Life Century level. Subsequent Life Century increase from Third Century and higher, are $250 per increase. The monies raised from this fund go into ANPR's investment account and are not used for general expenses.