Fulfilling Promises

Fulfilling Promises Campaign

Leave a Legacy as Big as All Outdoors

The mission of the non-profit Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation is to help guests explore, understand and value the wonders of the mountain and the biodiversity it encompasses.

The Fulfilling Promises campaign is underway, and funds raised through your generous donation will allow us to create a new Conservation Campus to share the wonders of Grandfather to more visitors more broadly and deeply than ever before. Through our new facilities, guests will gain an even greater appreciation of nature and become even more passionate about protecting and preserving it.

More information about the Fulfilling Promises campaign can be found in our Grandfather Mountain Capital Campaign Brochure and video.


Help Us Reach Our Goal

Life on our planet is changing, and the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation has the opportunity — with your help — to change our corner of it for the better. By experiencing the beauty of the natural world and truly understanding our ecosystems, their interdependence and the ultimate interconnectedness all living things share, visitors will help us enhance a natural treasure that will inspire and enrich generations to come.

We have made great progress in raising the funds necessary to help us make these changes possible and we can achieve our goal with your help.

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Please consider a generous gift to this important cause by completing the donation form below. Your support will make all the difference in the world.

Fulfilling Promises Posts

Deep Mountain Roots and Love of Family

Barry Cook’s father was born on Joe White’s Mountain. And so were several of his aunts and uncles. You can see it from Grandfather Mountain. It’s one of the reasons he feels so connected to...

Donor Spotlight: Luther H. Hodges Jr.

Luther H. Hodges and Hugh Morton fished together at Grandfather Lake, and their families shared many happy days on the mountain. They also shared a common commitment to the state of North Carolina, with Hodges...

Grandfather Mountain adds EV charging stations

LINVILLE, N.C.—Many visitors to Grandfather Mountain describe their experience as “energizing.” Those with electric vehicles can now take that literally. As part of its continued efforts in environmental stewardship, Grandfather Mountain recently installed two ChargePoint...

Donor Spotlight: John and Connie McLendon

One of the most exciting features of the coming Wilson Center for Nature Discovery will be more than 12 new interactive exhibits that will enable visitors to experience the 16 natural communities that comprise Grandfather...

Donor Spotlight: Barbara & Jim Goodmon

Barbara and Jim Goodmon. Photo by Monty Combs | GMSF Barbara and Jim Goodmon have many happy memories of Grandfather Mountain. One that stands out the most is their honeymoon some 50 years ago. They...

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