Zoo Boise doesn’t run on admission prices alone. We depend on the generous support of individuals, foundations, and corporations to help make Zoo Boise one of the best small zoos in the country.

There are many ways you can help support Zoo Boise:

Donate Online

Donate By Phone

Call (208) 608-7737 to donate over the phone.

Monthly Giving

Learn about monthly giving by visiting our monthly giving page.

Planned giving

Learn about planned giving by visiting our planned giving page.

Commemorative tiles

Purchase a commemorative tile to be placed near the new animal homes.

The Friends of Zoo Boise is a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization that supports Zoo Boise in the areas of animal acquisition, capital improvement projects, education programs, volunteer opportunities, and special events. The goal of each of these components is to increase public awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of the zoo, wild animals, animal habitats, species conservation, and the environment.

Friends of Zoo Boise is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (tax ID #82-6005995). All gifts are tax deductible and qualify for the Idaho State Education Tax Credit.

Please note Zoo Boise appreciates donations by check whenever possible in order to save on credit card and online fees and to maximize donations.