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Kansas City Zoo

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Kansas City Zoo is a zoo based in Kansas City, MO that was founded in 1959. As of 2019 they had $27 million in revenue and $14 million in assets.

The Kansas City Zoo's vision statement is to be the most family friendly Zoo in the country anchoring Kansas City as the kid "edu-tainment" capital of the midwest. The Kansas City Zoo's vision statement is to be the most family friend to be the most f...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Friends Of The Zoo Of Kansas City Missouri; and C/O Linda Falk.

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Program areas at Kansas City Zoo

See schedule oanimal health, husbandry and conservation - includes care of the Zoo's collection of animals as well as conservation and research. Modern zoos, including the Kansas City Zoo, provide a multitude of services and are instrumental in conservation and reintegration efforts, and in some cases, remain the last refuge for some of the world's most endangered species. the animal health center provides digital radiology, ultrasound, surgery, thermography, nomad dental radiology, laser therapy, 3-d reconstruct, and animal care facilities that can house small and large animals during quarantine or convalescence. Specialized animal care staff is on-site 7 days a week. Education programs provide experience and training from the veterinary technician, veterinary student and dental hygiene aspects of zoological medicine and care. All animals, from invertebrates to elephants, receive the best preventative and medical care possible.

See schedule oeducation and volunteer programs - education and volunteer programs interpret living collections to attract, inspire and enable individuals, families and groups from all walks of life to act and respond positively to conservation and our environment. From delivering formal scripted programming at the Zoo to enticing a visitor to learn about animals through self-directed signage, interactive and graphics, conservation education is the key to instilling a sustained respect for nature. Constantly changing curriculum help ensure current conservation messages and practices stay timely and accurate. With the creation of our Zoo learning center, located in the deramus education pavilion, connecting students and teachers to the science of wildlife conservation has become more accessible and relevant. Enriching students through new technology and hands on interaction allows new levels of conservation literacy and creatively showcases our programs and approaches. We also encourage informal learning among students of all ages, as well ...

See schedule omembership programs - the Friends of the Zoo (fotz) membership program supports the Zoo's mission by gaining and sustaining supporters and providing them exclusive opportunities. the Kansas City Zoo is always a new adventure, providing fun and educational opportunities for the entire family. Fotz membership provides a pass to animal exploration, great discounts on daily and educational activities, and opportunities for one-on-one learning. Fotz members also support the future of wildlife by participating in conservation and education programs. Fotz members become part of a network of other Zoo enthusiasts who receive benefits at over 150 other accredited zoos and aquariums throughout the united states.

Form 990s for Kansas City Zoo

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 31, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Dec 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 20, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 27, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Kansas City Zoo

Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,371,103
Program services$11,742,514
Investment income and dividends$258,391
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$342,132
Net income from fundraising events$-8,285
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,801,588
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$27,507,443

Vendors for Kansas City Zoo

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-03-03
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...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at Kansas City Zoo

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Linda FalkChief Administrative Officer$196,524Jan. 31, 2020
Gene HoweDirector of Finance and Human Resources-Dec. 26, 2017
█████ ████████Director of Marketing and Membership$125,602Dec. 16, 2017
████████ ██████Director of Human Resources$133,509Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █████Director of Education-April 21, 2018
█████ ███████Director of Guest Services$114,595Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████████Director of Animal Health$120,288Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████Senior Director of Zoological Operations$125,865Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ████████Planned Giving Manager-Jan. 12, 2018
█████ ████████Zoo Representative$433,168Dec. 31, 2018
...and six more key personnel

Peer zoos and acquariums

1Chicago Zoological Society501(c)(3)$68 millionBrookfield, IL
2Columbus Zoological Park Association501(c)(3)$89 millionPowell, OH
3Great Plains Zoo & Museum501(c)(3)$8.5 millionSioux Falls, SD
4Dallas Zoo501(c)(3)$29 millionDallas, TX
5Monterey Bay Aquarium501(c)(3)$124 millionMonterey, CA
6Zoo Atlanta501(c)(3)$19 millionAtlanta, GA
7Cleveland Zoological Society501(c)(3)$8.6 millionCleveland, OH
8Detroit Zoological Society501(c)(3)$46 millionRoyal Oak, MI
9Nashville Zoo501(c)(3)$23 millionNashville, TN
10Woodland Park Zoo501(c)(3)$51 millionSeattle, WA
11Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk501(c)(3)$11 millionSouth Norwalk, CT
12Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society501(c)(3)$20 millionColorado Springs, CO
13ZooTampa501(c)(3)$26 millionTampa, FL
14The Buffalo Zoo501(c)(3)$8.5 millionBuffalo, NY
15Oregon Coast Aquarium501(c)(3)$10 millionNewport, OR
16Houston Zoo501(c)(3)$103 millionHouston, TX
17Naples Zoo501(c)(3)$13 millionNaples, FL
18The Phoenix Zoo501(c)(3)$34 millionPhoenix, AZ
19The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore501(c)(3)$29 millionBaltimore, MD
20Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium501(c)(3)$19 millionPittsburgh, PA
21Sacramento Zoological Society501(c)(3)$8.8 millionSacramento, CA
22Elmwood Park Zoo501(c)(3)$9.4 millionNorristown, PA
23Shedd Aquarium501(c)(3)$73 millionChicago, IL
24Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium's501(c)(3)$61 millionOmaha, NE
25Georgia Aquarium501(c)(3)$96 millionAtlanta, GA