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The Minnesota Zoo is devoted to becoming a state, national, and international leader in wildlife conservation and environmental education. Your gift will contribute to these efforts and enhance your Zoo experience. Explore the many giving opportunities listed below or contact the Minnesota Zoo Foundation at donations@mnzoo.org or 952.431.9237.


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Friends of the Minnesota Zoo

Monthly Giving

Please enter the amount you would like EACH INSTALLMENT to be charged. For example, to donate $252 annually, enter the amount of $21 and select monthly as your frequency.

We will charge the credit card you provide at the frequency you indicate, until you tell us otherwise. Your first installment will be charged immediately. We’ll send you a letter detailing your contributions for tax purposes each January. As long as your recurring donations total $250 or more per year, we’ll send your Friends Plus membership cards right away and updated cards every June.

Donors of $250 a year or more receive all the benefits of membership for two adults living at the same address and their dependent children or grandchildren 21 and under. Plus they may bring two free guests with each visit AND will be invited to Friends-only events throughout the year. Learn More!


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  2. Is there a second adult member in your household? Please list their first and last name and your relationship.

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The Minnesota Zoo Foundation is committed to responsible financial management and stewardship of gifts. The Board of Trustees and staff work together to ensure that all financial matters are addressed with care and integrity, and in the best interest of the Minnesota Zoo Foundation. As recommended by best practices within the non-profit community, the Foundation makes the following documents available in electronic and paper format to promote transparency and openness in its activities within the public domain. Please contact the Minnesota Zoo Foundation office 952-431-9237 for further information.