From Jan 17 - Mar 2017, some areas of the Children's Zoo will be under construction to improve our guests' experience. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Friends of Zoo Miami

Become a part of our important, ongoing mission

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FRIENDS OF ZOO MIAMI

Our FOZM program has recently undergone some changes to improve your donor experience at Zoo Miami. All FOZM memberships purchased before October 1, 2016 will be honored for the full duration of their one year term.

Friends of Zoo Miami (FOZM) is a membership program for wildlife enthusiasts dedicated to supporting the mission of Zoo Miami through their annual giving. Members of FOZM play a critical role in sustaining Zoo Miami’s pioneering conservation efforts, which address some of today’s most pressing ecological issues. Donors also provide vital support for the care and enrichment of more than 3,000 animals from all over the world and for our innovative education programs, which instill a passion for wildlife and conservation for future generations.

In recognition of their generosity and commitment, FOZM members receive insider access to Zoo Miami, including behind-the-scenes tours, private animal encounters, opportunities to meet with keepers and learn about their work with animals, exclusive invitations to donor events and programs, and more. Click here to join or renew your FOZM membership, or contact the development department at vrobinson@zoomiami.org or 305-255-5551.
 

FOZM LEVELS AND BENEFITS
 

Keeper Circle - $500

($477.05 tax-deductible)

Includes either a Dual (2 adults) or a Family Annual Pass (2 adults and their children or grandchildren) and all included benefits.

  • Recognition in ZMF Annual Report
  • Recognition on donor wall in Zoo Miami’s new entry plaza
  • One (1) complimentary giraffe, rhino, or parrot feeding each visit
  • One (1) docent-led walkway tour for up to 5 people*
  • Two (2) one-time guest passes
  • Ron Magill autographed 5x7 photo of a selected Zoo Miami animal
  • Invitations to exclusive FOZM programs and events
  • Invitations to biweekly conservation lectures
  • Subscription to quarterly e-newsletter just for FOZM members

Ambassador Circle - $1,000

($955.10 tax-deductible)

Includes all benefits of the Keeper Circle plus:

  • Two (2) additional guests on annual membership
  • Four (4) total one-time guest passes
  • Priority notice for event ticketing
  • One (1) behind-the-scenes animal encounter for up to 5 people*
  • Ron Magill autographed 8x10 photo of a selected Zoo Miami animal

Conservationist Circle - $2,500

($2,361.20 tax-deductible)

Includes all benefits of the Ambassador Circle plus:

  • Eight (8) total one-time guest passes
  • One (1) Adopt an Animal Keeper package ($65 value) for recipien of your choice
  • $25 gift card to use in Zoo Miami gift shop or concessions

Stewardship Circle - $5,000

(4,781.25 tax-deductible)

Includes all benefits of the Conservaionist Circle plus:

  • Ten (10) total one-time guest passes
  • Complimentary family membership ($139 value) as a gift to the recipient of your choice
  • Engraved plaque on Zoo carousel
  • Opportunity for lunch with Zoo Miami senior animal science staff
  • One (1) exclusive behind-the-scenes cart tour for up to 5 people*
  • One (1) animal-made painting in a commemorative shadowbox

*Must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance