Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo offers several ways for your company to partner with the zoo to benefit your company, your employees and your community.
For more information on partnering with the zoo, please contact our development department at (315) 435-8511 x108.
You can help support the zoo, a popular community destination that attracts 345,000 visitors annually, while receiving benefits for employees, invitations to special events and exhibit openings, zoo passes and more. Please contact our development department at (315) 435-8511 x108 to learn more about becoming a Corporate Member of the zoo.
All Corporate Members receive:
Put your company name in front of more 345,000 visitors each year by sponsoring an exhibit at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Ranked among the top 10% of zoos nationwide, our audience is your audience at this premier Central New York destination.
Exhibits are available based on level of support. Sponsorships range from $500 to $15,000 per year. You will be given the opportunity to renew your exhibit sponsorship on an annual or multi-year basis.
All exhibit sponsors receive:
Recognition includes (as applicable):
For more information on the benefits of event sponsorship and to find an event that is a good fit for your company, please contact our development department at (315) 435-8511 x108.
Hold your next function at the zoo:
Conduct serious business or celebrate a milestone in a festive setting
From company picnics to conferences, our full service catering team can accommodate groups of any size up to 3,000+ with gourmet meals and event planning. Click here to learn more
Recruit talented employees
Need to recruit a competitive candidate? We can provide specialized zoo tours to help you showcase the quality of life that our community has to offer.
Retain quality employees by helping them feel good about where they work:
Volunteerism Groups of any size love volunteering at the zoo - sign up to paint fences, work in the gardens, serve food at events and more. Click here to learn more
Leadership Development We are looking for skilled people to join our board committees - an excellent opportunity to develop employee leadership and corporate visibility.
Employee Recognition Give a one-of-a-kind gift from the zoo to thank your employees in a special way. (Adopt-an-animal; family memberships; tickets to events; unique gifts from our zoo shop)
Bring the "Zoo to You" Can't make it to the zoo? Our Zoo to You program brings live animals and biofacts (skulls, feathers, tusks, etc.) to your group gathering for a fun, hands-on experience. Click here to learn more
Support the zoo's education programs reaching 23,000+ people annually
Your support helps people of all ages - particularly children - connect to the natural world in meaningful, interactive ways that leave a lasting impact, including an awareness of how we can help protect the planet through conservation.
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