About Us

The National Scenic Byway Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization serving as The National Voice of Scenic Byways and Roads, dedicated to strenghtening Byways and actively involved in the quest for renewed Byway Federal funding.  NSBF is governed by a Board of Directors made up of Byway leaders and other Byway affiliated individuals, some of whom have dedicated their entire careers of over 25 years to Byways.  It is the only organization currently where extensive Byway expertise and experience resides.

Our Mission

The mission of the National Scenic Byway Foundation is to empower, strengthen and sustain Byways.

Our Vision

It is the vision of the National Scenic Byway Foundation that our nation’s Byways will be recognized and valued worldwide for their distinctive experiences, stories and treasured places.

Who We Are

We are the National Voice of Scenic Byways and Roads, led by dedicated and visionary volunteers, staff and Byway experts, who represent our nation’s Byway Community. With over 3700 byway contacts, we are the only national organization dedicated to the purpose of advancing byways and amplifying the voice of the Byway Community.

What We Do

Educate: through Byway leader training, webinars, conferences, marketing training, and educational resources

Advocate: with Federal and state organizations for increased funding and Byway program support

Promote: through awards programs, social media, feature articles, public relations, and website features

Engage: through direct person to person communications, emails, newsletters, e-blasts, and social media

Connect:  Byways and their destination marketing organizations, supporters, partners and interested parties

Celebrate: Byway successes, programs, visitor experiences and innovation throughout the United States

How We Do It

The National Scenic Byway Foundation actively engages members, committees, donors, legislators, supporters, sponsors, and others to promote and support Byways, managed by an Executive Director.  We receive no government funding, necessitating that all programs and outreach are supported through membership, program fees, sponsors and donors.

Support the Foundation

Your membership and involvement support the Foundation as we seek to foster cooperative opportunities that will grow and sustain byways for future generations. Payments by mail can be sent to National Scenic Byway Foundation, PO Box 212, Millersburg, OH 44654-0212. Credit card payments can be accepted thru PayPal.

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More Information

The National Scenic Byway Foundation is a nonprofit corporation with tax exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.