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Donate to the Zoo

Donate to the Zoo

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

Your support today helps to 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. 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.

Annual Fund

Make your fully-tax deductible gift to the annual fund today. Gifts in honor of friends or loved ones are a great way to make a difference and show you care.

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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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Special Gifts

You can also include the Dallas Zoo in your plans for special contributions, including planned giving, memorial or tribute gifts, legacy gifts, matching funds, in-kind gifts to the Zoo, or even buying personalized bricks that live on-grounds at the Dallas Zoo.

A special reminder: You may also send gifts of stock, mutual funds, or other securities. These types of gifts not only help further the Dallas Zoo’s mission, they also provide contributors with significant tax benefits.

Please call 469.554.7420 or email, and we’ll walk you through the process.


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.



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)