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The Field of Firsts Foundation (FOFF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to raise support for educational programming and exhibits at the College Park Aviation Museum and promote awareness about the historic significance of the College Park Airport, the world’s oldest continuously operating airport.

FOFF, founded in 1991, has generated community interest and financial support for numerous projects, including the design and construction of the museum, the documentary - "College Park Airport: The Early Years,” airfield interpretive tours, acquisition of historic memorabilia related to the Wright Brothers, Frank Lahm and Emile Berliner, Restoration Shop materials and equipment, pedal planes, interactive displays, kiosks and more.

The Field of Firsts Foundation fuels support for the College Park Aviation Museum, owned and operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. We invite you to join us for a visit or as a member to discover all the museum has to offer. 

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