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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is ranked as the "Number One Zoo in the U.S." because of the increase in support of friends like you. Your charitable gifts directly benefit the Zoo by providing expert care for more than 1,000 animals and provides education programs that reach more than 140,000 school-age children in the Bay Area and beyond.

There are many ways you can make a gift to the Zoo. By "sharing the care" with an annual fund gift, participating as a corporate sponsor or naming the Zoo in your estate. Read about our programs by clicking on a link below.

Give an Online Gift Today!

Ways to Give

Tax Benefits. Write off up to 100%!

There are tax benefits for you for your gift to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. This year you can write off up to 100% of your gift to the Zoo. Click here for more info.

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact:

Ruth Meyers, Grants Manager
1101 W. Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604
813-935-8552, ext 272 or email

Tony LaForgia, Director of Business Relations
1101 W. Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604
813-935-8552, ext 275 or email

Amanda Cook, Annual Fund Manager
1101 W. Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604
813-935-8552, ext 225 or email


Annual Gifts
Support Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo with an Annual Gift

When you support Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo with your online gift today, you help to "share the care" for more than 1,000 animals safeguarded here including Florida manatees, the Florida panther, African penguins, African elephants, Indian rhinos, chimpanzees, Bornean orangutans, and more than 90 other species at risk of extinction.

You also help to provide unique, up-close experiences with animals for more than 1 million annual visitors and more than 140,000 school-age children each year.

Your gift today helps to make sure that the Zoo will continue to be an enjoyable, affordable experience for everyone in our community, and the number one zoo in the U.S. for generations to enjoy.
Ways to Make an Annual Gift:
  • Gifts of Cash by check payable to "Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo" or Online
  • Gifts of Stock
  • Gifts of Life Income/ Charitable Annuities

"Your contribution this year to the Annual Fund at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo will make a big difference. You will help to provide education programs for children of all ages and essential care for animals. Your gift will truly make a difference."

Pat Sullivan
Former Board Member, Lowry Park Zoological Society


Endowment Foundation

Tomorrow's Zoo Is Being Secured
By Growing Today's Endowment

The Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo Endowment Foundation exists to ensure excellence in conservation and education programs, and
meaningful recreational experiences with wildlife accessible to everyone.

There are many ways to give to the Endowment Foundation.
Here's how you can help.

You May:

  • Contribute an outright gift of cash or securities
  • Make a pledge, typically fulfilled over 1 to 3 years
  • Donate stock or other appreciated property
  • Provide a long-range contribution through a wide variety of estate plans to name a fund
  • Name Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo in your will, as the beneficiary of life insurance, as part of a trust, or in your Individual Retirement Accounts

    Because estate taxes can be substantial, planned gifts may be a way for you to enjoy providing maximum benefits to the Zoo and your community now.

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo acknowledges with
gratitude program support received from:

You can make a difference!

Directors of the Lowry Park Zoo Endowment Foundation

Elizabeth Fowler, Chair
Bet Snyder, Treasurer
Lowry Baldwin, Secretary
Dick Stohler
Susan Traylor Lykes

For more information call (813) 935-8552 ext. 202 or
Debbie Duncan, Director of Development.

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