Support the Zoo Inspire discovery. Save wildlife. Change the world.

Nashville Zoo is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on your support to continue providing extraordinary animal care and education programs for the community, as well as our critical conservation initiatives.

Nashville Zoo is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. We will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor will we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.


View our Charity Navigator Profile
GuideStar Seal of Transparency


Make a one-time donation and help fund...


Completion of Veterinary Center

Make your mark on the Zoo with the purchase of a tribute brick or paver.

Make Your Mark



Research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the globe.

Fund conservation


Zoo Operations

Education programs for children, feeding our collection of over 2,700 animals and keep our Zoo safe and clean.

Support operations

Join a donor club and be part of something bigger...


Claws, Paws & Jaws Donor Society

Join our most dedicated supporters and play an invaluable role in the Zoo's future.

Join the Donor Society


Roar Corps Young Professionals Society

Help cultivate involvement in the next generation of Zoo supporters.

Join Roar Corps


Croft Society Planned Giving Recognition Group

Include the Zoo in your estate plans and have a lasting impact for generations to come.

Learn about planned giving

Give while you shop for an easy way to give back!


Amazon Smile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase amount to Nashville Zoo, when you shop through

Set the Zoo as your charity preference


Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Plus Card holders can select Nashville Zoo as their Community Rewards beneficiary.

Enroll & select the Zoo