COVERING MORE THAN 130 ACRES, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is one of the rare, special places that evokes two powerful, concurrent emotions: a sense of wonder and a profound responsibility. It is the proud mission of the Omaha Zoo Foundation to help grow an environment where wonder can live and education can thrive. We seek your support to continue creating world-class exhibits that delight and educate people of all ages, while protecting and preserving an increasingly fragile natural world and the wildlife that calls it home. 

To preserve, we must educate. Supporting Omaha Zoo Foundation means supporting our dedicated efforts toward enhancing the knowledge of the general public and the staff about the wondrous, but often endangered, wildlife showcased at Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium – and beyond.

The most critical mission of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and thus the Omaha Zoo Foundation, is the preservation and protection of the earth’s wild creatures. 

If you join us in believing in the profoundly important and unique mission of the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, there are a number of ways you can lend your support. For more information about the many options for giving, please call 402.738.2073 or email

The Omaha Zoo Foundation is listed as a public charity and 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID# 36-3297716.