The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is a non-profit organization. We rely on the generosity of individuals, corporations and private foundations to keep our Zoo a world-class attraction. Make a Donation
Help us bring Africa to Cincinnati! Phases I, II & III of the Africa exhibit are now open, and we've broken ground on Phase IV! We still need to raise more than $7 million dollars to complete the project. The final phase, the hippo exhibit, is scheduled to open in summer 2015.
Give a Tribute Gift
A gift can be made as a tribute to honor or remember a family member, loved one or friend. Give a Tribute Gift
For as little as $5 a month (the equivalent of one fancy coffee!), you can join a group of dedicated supporters committed to making an ongoing, monthly contribution. Learn More >
Choose from experiences with elephants, penguins, rhinos and sea lions! A portion of each Behind-the-Scenes Experience is tax-deductible.
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Purchase Animal Art
Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Let our rhinos and elephants make art for you.
Learn More about the Zoo's Artist.
Polar Bear Challenge
A team of researchers led by CREW Director, Dr. Terri Roth, are racing against the clock to save the polar bear.
Learn More on how to help out with Polar Bear Challenge.
Leave a Legacy
Name the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in your will/estate or gather more information on making a planned gift to the Zoo. Call the Zoo’s Development Department at (513) 569-8218.
Learn more about leaving a legacy to the Cincinnati Zoo.
Purchase a commemorative brick to help pave our Vine Street Entry Village.