Make a Donation

The Zoo needs your support to maintain and advance our efforts as a great recreation, education and conservation resource for the community. There are several opportunities for you to make contributions, based on your interests and goals.

Annual Fund Campaign
The Annual Fund Campaign provides funds for our ongoing operating expenses for the Zoo.

Capital Campaign
Capital Campaign funds are designated for capital improvements at the Zoo such as new exhibits and other extensions to the Zoo’s current assets.

Memorial Gifts
Honor a loved one with a memorial gift to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

Planned Giving
Wills, trusts and estate plans are all excellent ways to plan for a future gift that can often have very attractive immediate financial consequences.

Donations By Phone
To make a donation by phone, please contact the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens at (904) 757-4463, ext. 116.

A Special Reminder
You may also send gifts of stock, mutual funds or other securities. These types of gifts not only help further the Jacksonville Zoo and Garden’s mission, but also they provide contributors with significant tax benefits. Please contact Nikki Smith at (904) 757-3937 or by e-mail for details.

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) organization. Contributions are deductible for federal and state income tax purposes as provided by law.


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