Become a Friend of the Minnesota Zoo Foundation

Friends Benefits

With gratitude for your support, the Minnesota Zoo Foundation offers a number of exclusive benefits for Friends.

2019-2020 Friends Events

For more information, contact Shannon Rhatigan at 952.431.9447 or [email protected]

Your gift to the Minnesota Zoo Foundation will support the core operations of the Zoo, including animal care, conservation initiatives, and education programs. In thanks for your generosity, the Zoo Foundation offers donor benefits that will help strengthen your connection with the Zoo, animals, and nature.

Friends Plus FAQs

Ways To Give

Online
Monthly—via bank account
Monthly– via credit card
By Mail
Stock Gifts
Gifts In Kind
Name the Zoo Foundation in your Will 
Volunteer

Become a Friend of the Minnesota Zoo Foundation

$50
*Quarterly Donor Newsletter.

$100
*Invitation to Donor Appreciation Day.

Monthly donors of $10+/month
Invitation to Friends Farm Babies event each spring

$250 ($20.84/month)
Friends Plus Membership including two adults living at the same address, their children or grandchildren up to age 21, plus two additional guests each visit.
Invitations to exclusive donor events throughout the year
Recognition on the Zoo’s website

$500 ($41.67/month)
Invitation to VIP exhibit openings
Recognition in the Minnesota Zoo Foundation’s Annual Report

$1,000 ($83.34/month)
*Inclusion in the Director’s Circle .

All benefits are cumulative.

For more information, contact Shannon Rhatigan at 952.431.9447 or [email protected]