Support the Zoo


Membership entitles you to unlimited admission, free parking, and special news and invitations.

Make a Donation:

Share your passion for the natural world in your community and beyond by making a gift to the Oakland Zoo.

Adopt an Animal:

Become a ZooParent by choosing from one of three gift categories. Your animal adoption provides funds for animal care, conservation programs, education, and research.

Animal Enrichment:

Your gift will directly enrich the lives of the animals at Oakland Zoo by providing hours of engaging activity and play.

Sponsor the Zoo:

An alliance with the Oakland Zoo means that you will be associated with one of the top Zoos in the country. The mission of the Oakland Zoo is to inspire respect for and stewardship of the natural world. We encourage those who share our mission to consider an alliance with the Zoo or sponsor an event.


Make a Donation

Adopt an Animal

Animal Enrichment

Volunteer Opportunities

Partner with the Zoo