Donations are our lifeline.

Our loyal supporters help the Zoo grow, improve and provide memorable guest experiences with every visit. Every donation counts! As one of only a handful of zoos in the United States that does not receive any tax support to operate, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo relies solely on donations, membership dues, admissions and grants for funding. Your support is critical to our future. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Performance and accountability along with ways to support the Zoo are below. Learn about the Zoo, our history, and and how we’re growing and evolving for tomorrow here.

Mission & Vision

There’s a reason for everything. And by keeping true to our mission and vision we believe Cheyenne Mountain Zoo can touch the lives of those who visit and provide a great life for the animals that live here.

  • Our Mission
    A leader in conservation, captive breeding and animal care, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo connects people with wildlife and wild places through experiences that inspire action.
  • Our Vision
    Every Kid. Every Time. Goosebumps!
    Every kid, of any age, will have an experience for a lifetime with every visit.

Performance and Accountability

Non-Profit Status:
Governed by a volunteer board of community leaders, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is recognized as an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
As one of only a handful of accredited zoos in the country that does not receive local or regional public tax support, nearly 100 percent of the Zoo’s income is generated from earned revenues, membership dues, donations, corporate sponsors and grants.
CMZoo’s Consolidated Financial Statements and Supplementary Information April 30, 2021 and 2020.
Legal Information:
Legal Name: Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society
Tax ID number: 84-0407039
Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 USA