Why make a donation?

The Minnesota Zoo is changing lives—both animal and human—every day.  Please join us with your gift today!  Contact the Minnesota Zoo Foundation at donations@mnzoo.org  or 952.431.9237 with any questions.

Ways to Give

Monthly—via bank account
Monthly– via credit card
Stock Gifts
Gifts In Kind
Name the Zoo in your Will 


Zoo Fund

The Zoo Fund is a vital source of funding for all of these things and more, including animal care, conservation and education programs, keeper salaries, and so much more.

Tributes and Memorials

Honor your loved one with a gift to the Minnesota Zoo. On-site plaques are available at some donation levels.

Circle of Life

The Minnesota Zoo’s Circle of Life Society recognizes and honors donors who have made gifts of future support to the Minnesota Zoo.