A gift in your will is one of the easiest ways to create your legacy of wildlife conservation and connecting people to the wonder of animals and nature.
Costs you nothing now to give in this way
You can alter your gift or change your mind at any time and for any reason
Your gift will create your legacy in wildlife conservation now and for generations to come
Your gift will create your legacy in wildlife conservation now and for generations to come.
Leaves what is left over after all other debts, taxes, and other expenses have been paid.
Leaves a specific dollar amount, percentage, fraction, or specific items (collections, art, books, jewelry, and so on).
Leaves a stated amount or share only if a spouse, family member or other heir/beneficiary does not live longer than you. In other words, your gift is contingent upon whether or not they survive after you.
It’s easy to put your bank accounts, retirement funds, savings bonds, and more to use in creating a world impacted by Denver Zoo — and it costs nothing now.
By naming Denver Zoo as a beneficiary of these assets, you power our approach to conservation around the world and community engagement that will make a lasting impact.
To name Denver Zoo as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, contact your bank or insurance company to see whether a change of beneficiary form must be completed.
Login to your account or request a Change of Beneficiary Form from your custodian (the business holding your money or assets).
Follow the links to change your beneficiary or fill out the form.
Be sure to spell the name of our organization properly: Denver Zoological Foundation
Include our tax identification number: 84-0502539
Save or submit your information online or return your Change of Beneficiary Form.
You can simply name Denver Zoo as a beneficiary of your retirement plan to making a difference so we can share our passion for inspiring communities to save wildlife for future generations in our backyards and around the globe.
This is one of the easiest gifts to give and one of the most useful in accomplishing your philanthropic goals. The next time you visit your bank, you can name Denver Zoo (Tax ID: 84-0502539) as the beneficiary of a checking or savings bank account, a certificate of deposit (CD), or a brokerage account. When you do, you’ll take a powerful step toward impacting the conservation of the world’s environments for generations to come.
What remains in a donor advised fund is governed by the contract you completed when you created your fund. When you name Denver Zoo as a “successor” of your account or a portion of your account value, you make a positive impact on species and habitats here and worldwide.
Marty and Jeanne McCune want to be a part of, as Jeanne says, “the Zoo’s commitment to make the world a better place.”