Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is thankful for the generous support of those who have volunteered their time and effort to make our zoo what it is today. From corporate sponsorships to volunteer opportunities, there are a variety of ways for you to support the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens!
Donations to the Jacksonville Zoo can be made as part of a memorial fund, planned giving initiative, as part of an annual fund campaign, and more. 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.
'Animal Adoptions' at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens provide much-needed funding which supports the care, housing, and feeding of animals at the Jacksonville Zoo. In return for your generous support, you’ll receive a personalized Honorary Zookeeper certificate, a color photo, facts about your animal, and more.
Join the dozens of businesses who have taken advantage of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens business partnership program which offers discounts on group functions at the zoo, invitations to exclusive business partner events for networking and community engagement, 10 tickets for employees or clients, and discounts on membership for employees and families.
More than 1,000,000 guests visit the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens each year. What better way to advertise your business and products than with a partnership to one of Jacksonville’s most visited attractions? Business partnerships can include signage, event sponsorships, and more.
We rely on a strong network of committed and passionate individuals who connect deeply with the Jacksonville Zoo’s mission of conservation and education. Their support helps sustain quality care for our animals, upkeep of the largest public gardens in Northeast Florida, education programs which benefit more than 100,000 students each year, and support more than 40 conservation programs world-wide.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens offers many volunteer opportunities throughout the year for individuals interested in working with zookeepers, volunteering at special events, assisting with special programs, and more. We offer volunteer opportunities for adults, teens, and families as well as unpaid internships for individuals committed to protecting and caring for our wildlife.
Looking for networking opportunities in Jacksonville? The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Wild Things program is open to professionals ages 21-44 who are interested in connecting with others in the area. Membership includes members only events and behind-the-scenes tours, networking opportunities, annual member meetings, free admission to the zoo, and more.