Sponsor an Animal

Be a Friend to Como Zoo’s Animals

Sponsoring an animal  is a unique way to connect with conservation efforts at home and around the world.

Your donations support progressive new habitats like Gorilla Forest and Como Harbor and provide best practice animal care at Como, one of the select zoos around the country to achieve the high accreditation standards of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Sponsor an animal by filling out the form below or calling 651-487-8229.

Sponsorship packages include an animal plush for an animal sponsorship or a set of conservatory note cards for garden sponsorships, a certificate of sponsorship and a fact sheet. Sponsorship packages make great gifts for any occasion. Please allow 10 business days for processing and delivery.

Please indicate on the form if you wish to have your gift be fully tax-deductible by waiving benefits and we will not send the sponsorship package (note cards or plush animal).

Animal Sponsorship levels and benefits:

Adventurer – $55

  • Shipping included
  • Animal Plush
  • Certificate of sponsorship
  • Photograph and fact sheet of your chosen animal
  • Subscription to our quarterly newsletter, Como Friends Insider
  • Invitations to supporter-only events
    (value of goods and services: $15)

Steward – $100

  • Previous level benefits
  • A set of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory postcards
    (value of goods and services: $16)

Guardian – $250

  • Previous level benefits
  • A Como Park Zoo & Conservatory water bottle or tumbler
    (value of goods and services: $31)

Protector – $500

  • Previous level benefits
  • Invitation to a private annual reception
    (value of goods and services: $55)

Horace Cleveland Society – $1,000

  • Previous level benefits
  • A guided tour for 6 at Como Zoo with a zookeeper to learn more about the animal you sponsored
    (value of goods and services: $130)

If you are looking to fundraise as a school group or classroom, learn more about our group sponsorship program here.

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