John Ball Zoo


Conservation Circle is a group of donors whose annual support of $500 or more helps to ensure
the sustainability of John Ball Zoo’s core beliefs and community. Conservation Circle donors not
only further John Ball Zoo’s conservation efforts in West Michigan and around the world, they
conserve John Ball Zoo; ensuring it is here for generations to enjoy for years to come!

To learn more about Conservation Circle, please contact Maggie Smitt 
at (616) 336-3309 or msmitt@jbzoo.org.

Donate here to support John Ball Zoo at a Conservation Circle level. 

All levels of Conservation Circle donors receive exclusive benefits including special Zoo communications, personal staff concierge, priority Zoo Camp registration, and onsite recognition at the Zoo. 

Director: $500 - 999

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Complimentary Preferred membership
  • Invitation to Donor Night
  • Invitation to Conservation Circle events

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Guardian: $1,000 -2,499

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Complimentary Premium membership
  • Behind-the-scenes tour (digital in 2021)

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Scientist: $2,500 - 4,999

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Animal training (digital in 2021)

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Explorer: $5,000 - 9,999

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Private Zoo tour & lunch

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Adventurer: $10,000 - 24,999

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Opportunity for a personal animal encounter
  • Personal invitation to an animal hospital tour
  • Adult Night Out tickets (4)

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Educator: $25,000 +

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Adult Night Out tickets (6)
  • Private group dinner at the Zoo with John Ball Zoo’s Chief Executive Officer

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