The Phoenix Zoo is privileged to have strong support from amazing people like you! Each person who comes through the gates, enjoys a membership, offers monetary support, or contributes their time as a volunteer; all help ensure a wonderful experience for each guest who enjoys the Zoo.
There are many ways you can help support the Zoo with your donation, below are just a few. Be sure to contact us for more opportunities!
All donations are 100% tax deductible.
Make a donation online by selecting from the categories below.
Donations can be made over the phone by calling the Phoenix Zoo at 602.273.1341 and asking for the Development department.
Your donation helps the Zoo to continue our mission to “provide experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.” Generous donations, whether it is a one time or annual contribution, helps the Zoo serve more than 1.4 million people each year, care for more than 1,400 animals, including endangered or threatened species and has helped us become one of the most popular cultural attractions in Arizona.
Arizona Gives Day
Your Arizona Gives Day donation helps us achieve our mission, care for our animals and supports the many conservation and educational programs at the Phoenix Zoo. Your generosity could also help us receive an additional gift of up to $18,000! Please visit our Arizona Gives Day page for more information.
This comprehensive endeavor will provide funding to create more engaging and immersive exhibits, greatly enhancing the Zoo’s capacity to serve, educate and inspire our guests through new world class experiences.
For several species of animals and plants, survival is an increasing challenge. At the Phoenix Zoo we work to provide help wherever we can. Your donation will allow us to grow and participate in numerous local, regional and international efforts on behalf of endangered species.
Memorial, Tribute and Honorary Gifts
Show how the Zoo has touched a life by giving a gift in honor or memory of a loved one. We will inform them about your gift and how it helps the Zoo accomplish its mission of “providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.” If you would like a more permanent tribute on Zoo grounds please visit our Naming Opportunities page.
ZooReach Scholarship Fund
ZooReach scholarships are made available to designated Title 1 K-12 schools that have 50% or more of their enrollment on a free or reduced lunch program. Statewide eligible scholarship recipients are served by the Phoenix Zoo in a variety of ways including: fieldtrips to the Zoo, education programs held at the Zoo, programs conducted in student’s classrooms or animal encounters scheduled for school visits.
Fry’s Community Rewards Program
We are proud to be part of the Fry’s Community Rewards program and now you can help support the Phoenix Zoo every time you shop at Fry’s Food Stores! Find out how you can link your Fry’s V.I.P Card today!
Double your donation to the Phoenix Zoo! Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations, and some even provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours. Many of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift!
To find out if your company matches gifts and/or volunteer hours, contact your human resources department to ask about charitable match programs. You can also try a ‘search’ of your company website using keywords such as: gift matching, corporate match or volunteer match.
If your employer requires the Phoenix Zoo’s Employer Identification Number (EIN)/Federal Tax Identification Number, please use 86-0174843.
Matching gift forms can be mailed to:
Attn: Development Department
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Or emailed to email@example.com