The Phoenix Zoo is privileged to have strong support from amazing people like you!  There are many ways you can help support the Zoo. Below are just a few. Be sure to contact us for more opportunities!

Monthly Giving
Choose the amount you would like to give each month and then select the cause you would like to support. From local Zoo programs and projects to global conservation initiatives, your monthly contribution can make a difference. [Learn More]

Direct Donation
Donations can be made over the phone by calling the Zoo at 602.914.4362 –OR– make an online donation by selecting from the categories below.

All donations are 100 percent tax deductible.

Direct Donation Opportunities

Animal Healthcare
The Joyce Corrigan Animal Care Center provides the highest quality medical care to our animal collection. [More]

Annual Fund
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, help the Zoo serve more than 1.4 million people each year, provide educational programs, continue conservation initiatives and care for more than 1,400 animals, including endangered and threatened species. [Donate Today]

Capital Campaign
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. [More]

For several species of animals and plants, survival is an increasing challenge. At the Zoo, we work to provide help wherever we can. Your donation allows us to grow and participate in numerous local, regional and international efforts on behalf of endangered species. [Donate]

Memorial 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. [Make a Donation]

ZooReach Scholoarships
Phoenix Zoo has made an impact on millions of lives through its programs, school and family activities, annual events, and outreach programs that travel across Arizona. Creating an environment that encourages exploration and wonder in its youngest guests, the Zoo hosts more than 125,000 school students annually, making it the largest informal science-based learning organization in the state. [More]

Wildlife Champions
The Phoenix Zoo offers a unique program designed to help offer the best support for the more than 1,400 animals that call the Zoo home. Becoming a Wildlife Champion gives you or your loved one the opportunity to sponsor a favorite Zoo animal! Your generous donation goes directly to the Zoo’s mission of providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. [Learn More]

Leave a Legacy
If you’ve ever wanted to express your appreciation for the Phoenix Zoo, a gift in your estate plan could be the perfect option for you. Whether you make a gift today or after your lifetime, you will help to provide experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. With a little planning today, your impact can be felt for generations to come. [Start Planning Today]

Naming Opportunities
The Phoenix Zoo offers many ways to pay tribute to someone special including, plaques, benches, tiles and other opportunities to show your care and concern. We will inform the recipient of your gift and how it helps the Zoo accomplish its mission of advancing the stewardship and conservation of animals and their habitats while providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world. [More]

More Ways to Donate

AmazonSmile Program
The AmazonSmile program, through, donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Phoenix Zoo. [Get Started]

American Express Members Give Program
You can now support the Phoenix Zoo by using your American Express® Card! Members Give Online allows you to make a donation using your American Express® Card or, if you are enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program. [Join Members Give]

Fry’s Community Rewards Program
The Zoo is proud to be part of the Fry’s Community Rewards program and now you can help support the Zoo every time you shop at Fry’s Food Stores. Find out how you can link your Fry’s V.I.P Card today! [Link Your Card]

Wish List
Many Zoo departments have a Wish List of items that they need to better meet the needs of our animals and guests. You can donate items directly from our Wish List or you can contact the Development department at 602.286.3800 x 7434 or to make a monetary donation for us to make the purchases. All donations are tax deductible as permitted by the law.

Matching Gifts
Double your donation to the 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:

Phoenix Zoo
Attn: Development Department
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Or emailed to

Looking for more opportunities to help? Contact us!


Ursula Hamblin