Please complete the following form for all donation requests.
Please submit your request at least 30 days in advance. We will contact you via email once your request is processed with the status.
Donations must benefit non-profit organizations with tax exemption under Section 501c(3) or (6) of the
Internal Revenue Code which are considered charitable, civic, educational, recreational and/or receive
the majority of their support through outside funding. Requesting entities must conduct activities in a
community, or within an adjacent community, the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park operates.
The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park will NOT consider contribution to the following:
• for profit organizations;
• religious groups
• individual teams or sports organizations that do not benefit a large segment of the community;
• individuals or organizations seeking funds for personal or individual endeavors
• individuals, groups or organizations that are not representative of the communities NYSZoo serves.
Absolutely no cash donations.