EIN 73-0930870

Tulsa Zoo

IRS 501(c) type
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Open 363 days a year, the Tulsa Zoo hosts more than 600,000 guests each year, making it the largest attraction in the Green Country region.
Also known as...
Tulsa Zoo Management
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Program areas at Tulsa Zoo

Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc formerly Tulsa Zoo friends, Inc, was formed for the purposes of promoting and supporting the improvement of the Tulsa Zoo. The Zoo grounds and physical structures are owned by the city of Tulsa. Tulsa Zoo Management, working in partnership with the city of Tulsa, is committed to supporting and promoting the growth and quality of the Tulsa Zoo through our day to day operations and education and conservation programs. The Zoo's mission of connecting, caring, advocating for wildlife, people and wild places is woven into an exciting visitor experience that also serves to foster community engagement, conserve wild animals and create enjoyable recreational opportunities for families, school groups, residents and tourists.

Who funds Tulsa Zoo

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Hardesty Family FoundationGeneral Fundraising, Capital/equipment$263,820
Suzanne and Jim Kneale Family FoundationLost Kingdom Capital Campaign$125,000
Susannah and Jim Adelson Family FoundationCivic$75,000
...and 4 more grants received

Personnel at Tulsa Zoo

Lindsay HutchisonPresident and Chief Executive Officer$103,193
Don HammonsVice President of Finance and Administration$109,709
Ellen AverillVice President of Communications and Strategy
Scott ShopeVice President of Facilities and Grounds
Joe BarkowskiVice President of Animal Conservation and Science
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Tulsa Zoo

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,118,966
Program services$9,445,214
Investment income and dividends$138,268
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$106,606
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$209,679
Net income from fundraising events$-10,145
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$385,546
Miscellaneous revenues$110,124
Total revenues$14,504,258

Form 990s for Tulsa Zoo

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
2019-062020-09-03990View PDF
2018-062019-04-15990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-19990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 20, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
April 5, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $75,000 from Susannah and Jim Adelson Family Foundation
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $125,000 from Suzanne and Jim Kneale Family Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 6, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
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Funds one specific organizationMembershipsFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
6421 East 36th Street North
Tulsa, OK 74115
Metro area
Tulsa, OK
Tulsa County, OK
(918) 669-6600
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IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D11: Animal-Related Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
7121: Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
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Central organization
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