Friends of Sutter’s Fort is a 501c3 charitable foundation.
Every day we collaborate with California State Parks to preserve and protect historic structures and artifacts, and to engage visitors of all generations. We deliver critical funding and support necessary to provide over students each year with educational experiences.
Since our founding, we have been dedicated to helping California State Parks bridge the funding gap between what is allocated annually to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, and what is needed in order to restore historic structures, preserve important artifacts and provide exceptional educational programming to the nearly 50,000 students who visit the park each year.
Friends of Sutter’s Fort has provided nearly $1 million in funding to California State Parks for Restoration/Preservation Projects and over $400,000 to support educational programs and critically needed state park staffing. We also fund program materials, event expenses, marketing and other administrative costs to help maintain operations and improve the visitor experience.
Our organization also works to provide grants, fee waivers and other financial assistance to schools who seek to participate in field trips at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. Our grant programs help teachers overcome hurdles that may otherwise prevent them from being able to bring students on-site.
We also host and support events that increase community access to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and activ ... view more »
Oct 21, 2023