REPORTS & FINANCES
Woodland Park Zoo Strategic Plan: 2015-2018
Woodland Park Zoo is evolving to meet current and future needs, shaping and epitomizing the purpose of conservation zoos in the 21st century. In a world of dwindling habitats and climate adaptation for all animals, including humans, we must engage millions of people in a transformational challenge: learning to share the planet’s finite resources sustainably with other species.
Read the Woodland Park Zoo Strategic Plan: 2015-2018
2014 Report to the Community
Renowned big-cat conservationist, Alan Rabinowitz of Panthera, has praised Woodland Park Zoo as a “window into the wild.”
We’re pleased to share our 2014 Report to the Community. Click on the image or link below to explore the ways your support helped our community achieve wonderful and wild things for conservation and learning on and beyond our 92 acres. Thank you!
Read the 2014 Report to the Community
2015 Annual Plan to the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation
Read the 2015 Annual Plan (PDF)
This 2015 annual plan for Woodland Park Zoo is submitted to the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation as specified by the Zoo Operations and Management Agreement between the City of Seattle and the Woodland Park Zoological Society. The purpose of the annual plan is to highlight any major program changes, capital improvements or other key developments to improve the zoo as a community-wide asset.
NOTE: The formal public comment period for the 2015 Annual Plan is now closed, but Woodland Park Zoo always remains open to public comment.
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Consolidated revenues of operating and capital for 2015 are budgeted at $37 million. The zoo’s finances comprise three key areas:
Earned revenues (admissions, membership, community events, etc.) account for 56% of total operating revenues
Public funding sources provide 30% of the zoo’s support, including City of Seattle and King County Parks Levy
Private contributions from individuals and foundations provide the remaining 14%
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2014 Total Operating and Capital Revenues and Expenses
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