Oregon Zoo Foundation

The mission of the Oregon Zoo Foundation (OZF) is to foster community pride and involvement in the Oregon Zoo and to secure financial support for the zoo's conservation, education and animal welfare programs. By amplifying the zoo's accomplishments, OZF ignites interest and investment in creating a better future for wildlife. OZF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprising Oregon business and community leaders. Under the coordination of the OZF Director, income generating activities include fundraising, grant writing, sponsorship and the administration and cultivation of more than 45,000 member households. Since 1997, OZF has contributed over $71.5M to the Oregon Zoo.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|94.75 Score


(4/4)|93.22 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|97 Score



Headquarter Address

4001 Southwest Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221