Annual Fund


Give to the Fort Worth Zoo’s Annual Fund to make a world of difference.

Your tax-deductible gift to the Fort Worth Zoo’s Annual Fund will:

  • Provide state-of-the-art animal housing and care
  • Provide outstanding education opportunities for children
  • Promote wildlife conservation efforts here and around the world
  • Help maintain our beautiful zoological gardens
  • Provide flexible funds that can be used to enhance the Zoo’s mission
  • Help us grow and improve
Annual Fund Benefits and Recognition
Donation Level Benefits
MEERKAT
$250
  • Complimentary Zoo Membership for two adults and up to four children (annual Zoo pass)
  • Special invitation to the annual Director’s Dinner, an event honoring Annual Fund donors
  • Recognition on the Zoo’s Donor Wall and in the Year In Review
CHIMPANZEE
$500
  • All of the above, plus…
  • One annual complimentary guest pass
GIRAFFE
$1,000
  • All of the above, plus…
  • Four complimentary Boo at the Zoo passes
  • Invitation to the family friendly pre-Boo at the Zoo party
  • Invitation to a holiday event
Donors who make an annual gift of $2,500 or more are members of the Serengeti Society and will receive more exclusive opportunities to experience the Zoo.
Donation Level Benefits
CHEETAH
$2,500
  • All of the above plus…
  • Exclusive invitations to exhibit opening previews
  • One behind-the-scenes tour
LION
$5,000
  • All of the above plus…
  • Complimentary admission to select ticketed Zoo events
RHINO
$10,000
  • All of the above plus…
  • A scheduled custom painting session with Rasha, the Zoo’s elephant artist
TUSKER
$25,000
  • All of the above plus…
  • Private VIP tour for up to 10 guests upon request

How to Make Your Gift

To make an Annual Fund gift, please print the Annual Fund pledge form and mail or fax it to the Zoo’s Development Department via the contact information at the bottom of this page.

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


Available to Texas residents only. The Fort Worth Zoo is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are deductible for federal and state income tax purposes as provided by law.

For more information, please contact the Development Department:

Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7350
fax: 817-759-7501
email: development@fortworthzoo.org

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