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Donate to the Zoo

Support the Dallas Zoo’s mission of Engaging People & Saving Wildlife

Your support today helps ensure a bright future for your Dallas Zoo

When you make a gift to the Dallas Zoo, you help provide vital resources needed to continue critical operations and impactful programs and help protect the future of our mission of Engaging People & Saving Wildlife. From providing exceptional care for our animals to sharing the wonder of the natural world with our community, supporters like you make it all possible.

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Annual Fund

Make your fully tax-deductible gift to the Dallas Zoo’s annual fund today!

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Matching Gifts

Amplify the impact of your gift to the Dallas Zoo through your company’s matching gift program. Many employers match donations, memberships, and volunteer hours, and we make it easy!

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Maximize Your Impact

When you gift non-cash assets such as stocks, IRA distributions, or donor-advised funds to the Dallas Zoo, you make a substantial impact on our mission without impacting your bank account. If you are interested in learning more about how you can meet or exceed your charitable giving goals and enjoy potential tax benefits, all while supporting the Zoo, please contact us at

Tribute Gifts

Gifts in honor of friends or loved ones are a great way to make a difference and show you care. Your gift will have a lasting impact and help us Create a Better World for Animals.

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Other Ways to Give

  • Zoo Bricks – Buy a personalized brick that lives on-grounds at the Dallas Zoo.
  • In-Kind Donations – Please contact us to inquire about in-kind donations accepted by the Zoo.

Thank you from all of us at the Dallas Zoo.

Your commitment will go far in helping us achieve our mission of Engaging People & Saving Wildlife. Together, we can make an impact on both the animals in our care and their brethren in the wild.

Please contact us at 469.554.7420 or for assistance or more information.

The Dallas Zoological Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. As there are no benefits associated with gifts to the annual fund, donations may be considered tax-deductible contributions to the Dallas Zoological Society to the fullest extent of the law. (Federal ID #75-0964982)