There are many ways to support Como Friends

At Como Friends, we’re proud of Como’s long history of bringing our community together. But we’re even more inspired by what community support is making possible now and in the future. From the gorgeous exterior gardens that greet visitors, to the beautiful Sunken Garden Shows in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, to the fantastic improvements taking shape in Como Zoo’s Aquatic Animals Building, today’s Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is transforming to serve the 21st century needs of our audience.


Support Como Friends

Like all treasures, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory requires a special kind of care—a constant presence committed to safeguarding its history and securing its future. Thanks to your support for Como Friends, the historic Como Zoo and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory have the resources they need to thrive.


Monthly Giving Makes More Possible

An easy, green and efficient way to support Como, sustaining members’ monthly gifts save resources while providing a steady source of support. Sign up today for monthly contributions and your Como Friends membership will always be current.


Join Como Friends

As a member of Como Friends, you’re carrying on a century-long tradition of community support at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, helping to keep this community treasure free and accessible, every day of the year.


Become an Animal or Garden Sponsor

Sponsoring an animal or garden is a unique way to connect with conservation efforts at home and around the world, while supporting the animals and plants you love at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.



Coming Together for Como

From the elegant Sunset Affair summer gala, to the exciting new ComoQuest family fundraiser, Como Friends’ special events bring the community together for unique experiences that inspire generous support for all of Como’s plants, animals and conservation programs.


Giving Back to the Community

A Minnesota tradition since 1897, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory welcomes more visitors than any other cultural institution in the state. Support from Como Friends’ corporate partners is critical to ensuring this regional asset is the best it can be today—and even better tomorrow!

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