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Lincoln Park Zoo

Chicago, Illinois
www.lpzoo.org

Lincoln Park Zoo was awarded $4,395,000 between 1979 and 2017, including 21 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$500,000

2017 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

Founded in 1868, Lincoln Park Zoo is the oldest continually operating zoological park in the nation.  Beginning with a gift of two swans from New York City’s Central Park Zoo, the Lincoln Park Zoo now cares for 900 exotic animals. It is accredited, privately managed, and open to the public free-of-charge year-round, welcoming three million visitors annually. It occupies 36 acres of land just a block west of Lake Michigan, and operates and maintains four historic landmark buildings. The Zoo is committed to providing free, family-oriented wildlife experiences in the heart of Chicago and advancing the highest quality of animal care, education, research science, and conservation. This award provides general operating support to the Lincoln Park Zoo.

$500,000

2012 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

This grant provides renewed multi-year general operating support to the Lincoln Park Zoo, the oldest continually operating zoological park in the nation. Beginning with a gift of two swans from New York City’s Central Park Zoo, it now cares for 900 exotic animals. It is accredited, privately managed, and open to the public free-of-charge year-round, welcoming three million visitors annually. It occupies 36 acres of land just a block away from Lake Michigan, and operates and maintains four historic landmark buildings. It is committed to providing free, family-oriented wildlife experiences in the heart of Chicago and advancing the highest quality of animal care, education, research science and conservation.

$500,000

2007 • 4 years, 11 months • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$100,000

2003 • 4 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over four years).

$750,000

2002 • 3 years

In support of an endowment and special projects related to My Kind of Zoo, the campaign for Lincoln Park Zoo (over three years).

$150,000

2002 • 4 years, 11 months • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$30,000

1999 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations.

$90,000

1996 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over three years).

$400,000

1995 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

To support the Visitor Education Initiative (over three years).

$95,000

1994 • 1 year

To support planning for the Lowland Gorilla Project.

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