Leadership Gifts

Leadership donors join the John Muir Heritage Society, a community of generous Yosemite Conservancy supports who commit to annual gifts of $1,000 or more to preserve and protect Yosemite

Leadership Gifts

The John Muir Heritage Society is a community of generous Yosemite Conservancy supporters who have demonstrated a strong commitment to protecting and preserving Yosemite for future generations. With your annual gift of $1,000 or more, you join the influential group of Conservancy donors responsible for the completion of many critical projects in the park each year. Support at this level has tremendous impact, and your leadership gifts enable Yosemite Conservancy to truly make a difference in the park.

John Muir Heritage Society members enjoy numerous benefits that expand with your increased contribution, including invitations to exclusive events with park staff, an insider’s view of the park, special recognition, and a community of like-minded individuals.


Become a Member of the John Muir Heritage Society                       

John Muir Heritage Society Benefits

As a thanks for your generous annual support of $1,000 or more, we are pleased to offer you the following cumulative benefits:

John Muir Heritage Society Giving Levels

Recognition and Benefits (additive)

$1,000 - $2,499

  • Name listing in the Honor Register at the Valley Visitor Center
  • Project updates though the biannual Yosemite Conservancy magazine, monthly e-newsletters, and other special communications
  • The Yosemite Conservancy Donor Passport which extends special offers valid in Yosemite for the current calendar year
  • Muir Notes, the special newsletter just for John Muir Heritage Society donors
  • A twelve-month Yosemite National Park Pass, upon request
  • Invitations to Waterfall Weekend and Fall Colors events at The Ahwahnee and other special events throughout Northern and Southern California

$2,500 - $4,999

  • Name listing on the Honor Wall at the Valley Visitor Center and in the annual list of donors
  • A 12-month National Parks Entrance Pass, upon request (in lieu of Yosemite National Park Pass)
  • Invitation to our Bracebridge Celebration

$5,000 - $9,999

$10,000 - $24,999

$25,000 - $49,999

$50,000 - $99,999

$100,000 and more

  • Exclusive evening with Yosemite National Park Staff


We promise that we will spend your contributions wisely, regularly update you on what your support accomplishes, and make you proud of being part of Yosemite Conservancy’s John Muir Heritage Society.


We Want to Hear from You

Major Gifts Officer - Northern California
Caitlin Allard
415-434-8446  x318

Senior Major Gifts Officer - Southern California + National
Patti Johns Eisenberg

Donations to Yosemite Conservancy are tax-deductible.  Yosemite Conservancy’s Tax ID is 94-3058041.

Why I Give
John and Connie Wesley, Yosemite Conservancy Donors

Yosemite has been such an important part of our family's growth and enjoyment. We brought our grandchildren to White Wolf and consider this introduction to nature and wilderness an important gift for them.

John and Connie Wesley
Yosemite Conservancy Donors
John Muir Heritage Society Members