2019 Impact Report

2019 Impact Report

We’re pleased to share our 2019 Impact Report. Click on the image or link below to explore the ways your support helps our zoo transform people of all ages into powerful forces for nature. Thank you! 

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Strategic Plan: 2018 - 2022

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.

Find out more about the Woodland Park Zoo Strategic Plan

Read the Woodland Park Zoo Strategic Plan: 2018 - 2022


Consolidated revenues of operating and capital for 2016 are $43.9 million. The zoo’s finances comprise three key areas:

  • Earned revenues (admissions, membership, community events, etc.) account for 47% 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 23%

Download Financial Reports

Audited Financials (2020)

WPZ Form 990 (2019)

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