Nashville Zoo is proud to report that we have been ranked within the top ten zoos and aquariums in the country by Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most utilized evaluator of charities.
As a non-profit organization, Nashville Zoo is evaluated by a number of outside sources which assist donors in making informed giving decisions. Charity Navigator annually assesses over 8,000 non-profits using an objective, numbers-based rating system.
As Nashville Zoo works toward creating one of the top zoo’s in the country, we understand that accountability and transparency are two important principles to which we must always adhere. A top ten ranking reassures both current and potential Zoo supporters that we are executing our mission in a fiscally responsible manner, while providing the highest level of accountability and transparency to our stakeholders.
Nashville Zoo’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available here.
About Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator, www.charitynavigator.org, is the largest charity evaluator in America and its website attracts more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 8,000 charities. Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501 (c) (3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America's charitable givers. Charity Navigator, can be reached directly by telephone at 201-818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.
Whether you’re available for a day or are looking for a long-term volunteer opportunity – you can make a valuable contribution to the Zoo’s volunteer team!
Nashville Zoo relies on your support to continue providing extraordinary animal care and education programs for the community, as well as our critical conservation initiatives.