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Membership Requests

Houston Zoo Membership and Ticket Donations

The Houston Zoo is committed to giving back to our local communities. We accept requests from licensed non-profit, community organizations in the greater Houston area for memberships or general admission ticket donations. Please review the following information before submitting your request. While we carefully consider all requests, due to a high volume of inquiries, we cannot respond individually and not all requests can be accommodated.

Requirements for Requesting Complimentary Memberships or Tickets

  • No requests by phone, mail or email will be accepted. All requests must be completed via the online form.
  • Each organization may only receive one contribution from the Houston Zoo per calendar year.
  • You are encouraged to include the Houston Zoo on all fundraiser collateral.
  • This offer is intended for use by licensed nonprofit organizations. We are unable grant requests to individuals, families or businesses.
  • Please note that due to the volume of inquiries, not all requests will be fulfilled and we are unable to accept phone calls or emails regarding requests.
  • Ticket donations are granted in the form of general day-time admission tickets and do not include special or evening events. (Requests for Zoo Lights tickets will not be considered.)
  • If your request is granted, you will be contacted via email.Please allow at least one month for review and processing. Please note that we receive the greatest number of inquiries during the spring and fall seasons and response time may be affected. 
  • Be prepared to attach a copy of your organization’s formal request letter to the form.

Membership and Ticket Request Form

  • Attach a copy of your organization’s formal letter of request for donation.
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