John Ball Zoo

Support John Ball Zoo

When you support John Ball Zoo, you not only invest in exemplary animal care, state of the art animal exhibits, inspiring educational programs and first-class visitor amenities, but also in West Michigan and you touch the lives of over 500,000 children and adults annually. We sincerely appreciate your support.

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Make a contribution to the Zoo.

Corporate Sponsorship

Showcase your brand while celebrating wildlife. 

Sponsor an Animal

Support our animals and those in the wild. 

Annual Fund

Support the Zoo’s biggest needs, whether it’s large or small!



Opportunities available in Guest Services, Education, Animal Care, and more. 

Community Engagement

Join your neighbors at the Zoo.


Help keep our animals engaged and active through purchasing enrichment items


Support the Zoo's largest fundraiser. 

To explore other ways to support the Zoo as we protect and conserve some of the most remarkable creatures on earth while making lasting impressions and memorable experiences for yourself and other visitors, select one of the menu options to the left.


Call: Development Department 616-336-3309
Mail: John Ball Zoo 1300 W. Fulton St. Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Fax: (616) 336-3907
Walk in: Administration Office
              1300 W Fulton St Grand Rapids, MI 49504
              8 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday