Donate to Audubon Nature Institute and invest in the future of Louisiana and our natural world!
If you have any questions about making a donation, you can reach the Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or


Annual Fund

Donate to Audubon’s Annual Fund, and your gift will save endangered wildlife, educate over two million annual visitors, and create great places for families to experience the natural world. You can designate your gift to support Animal Care, Conservation, Education, our Gardens and Grounds, or the Area of Greatest Need.

Donations of $500 and above will be recognized in Audubon Nature Institute’s Annual Report and on the Annual Donor Wall in Audubon Zoo.


Audubon Park Conservancy

Donate to the Audubon Park Conservancy, and your contribution will directly support the daily care and operation of Audubon Park, including ongoing needs such as lawn care, seasonal flower planting, protection of historic live oak trees, and maintenance of recreational features and historic structures.

Donations of $500 and above will be recognized in Audubon Nature Institute’s Annual Report and on the Annual Donor Wall in Audubon Park.


Monthly Giving

Make a monthly recurring gift to support the work you're passionate about and give Audubon the flexibility to plan for the future. Monthly contributions provide much-needed support across all Audubon facilities, from advancing the development of education programs and new exhibits to keeping our gardens and grounds clean and beautiful. By giving every month, you become an integral partner with Audubon, sharing an enduring commitment to saving wildlife and improving our community.


Tribute Gift

Honor a memory or mark a milestone with a donation to Audubon. You can designate your gift to Audubon Nature Institute to support important efforts in animal care, education, and conservation, or to the Audubon Park Conservancy. Your gift to Audubon is a thoughtful way to honor a special occasion or remember a loved one.


Corporate Philanthropy

Be part of a winning team! From endangered species breeding, to educational field trips for local students, to community outreach programming, your business can team up with Audubon to celebrate the wonders of nature in spectacular ways. Explore the many ways your business can make a positive impact on our community and the natural world with Audubon.

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Wild Applause

Read about some of Audubon’s amazing donors and how they are making a difference for wildlife and sharing the wonders of nature with our community.

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Donor Privacy Policy

Audubon Nature Institute is committed to respecting the privacy of donors. The types of donor information that it collects and maintains are as follows:

  • Contact information: name, address, telephone number, and email address
  • Giving information
  • Information on events attended, publications received, and special requests for program information
  • Information provided by the donor in the form of comments and suggestions

Audubon Nature Institute uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on Audubon’s plans and activities. It is shared with staff, board members, volunteers, and consultants only on a “need-to-know” basis. Audubon Nature Institute also assures donors that their names and addresses will not be shared with any third party unless permission has been granted. Audubon does not sell, rent, lease, or share donors’ person information with third parties, and Audubon does not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

If you have comments or questions about Audubon Nature Institute’s donor privacy policy, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (504) 861-5107.