Charitable Donation Request

Potter Park Zoological Society as a nonprofit organization is pleased to give back to our community by considering donation requests from other qualifying 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Eligible organizations may receive one donation per calendar year.

Please note: Due to tremendous volume of inquiries we receive, we cannot provide updates on the status of your request. 

Criteria for Consideration:

  • Requesting/benefiting organization must be within the following counties: Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Genesee, Livingston, Shiawassee or Jackson.
  • Requesting/benefiting organization must be a federally licensed 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable agency.
  • Requests must be submitted by using the form below.
  • Requests must be received a minimum of 60 days prior to the event to allow for processing and mailing. Requests can be made no more than 6 months in advance.

Not Eligible (includes, but is not limited to): 

  • Political campaigns/fundraisers.
  • Donations for employee prizes/incentives.
  • Organizations raising funds on behalf of another benefiting group
  • Organizations seeking a donation for prizes or incentives *

*Exceptions may be made when considering incentive donations awarded for educational achievements