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.


Corporate Partner Program

Offer a one-of-a-kind benefit to your employees as a Corporate Partner.
Audubon’s Corporate Partner Program allows companies to offer discounted Audubon memberships to employees. By signing up for the Corporate Partner Program, you may promote Audubon through your HR system and encourage Audubon memberships as a “perk.” This win-win makes Audubon accessible to more community members and shows employees that quality of life is a priority in your workplace.

For more information, call the Membership Department at (504) 861-5105.


Fundraising Event Sponsorships

Stand out as a leader in the community.
Join in the fun with Audubon Nature Institute’s premier fundraising celebrations: Audubon Zoo’s Whitney Zoo-To-Do and Zoo-To-Do for Kids presented by Tulane Pediatrics, and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ Scales & Ales! Whitney Zoo-To-Do is legendary, ranked as New Orleans’ Best Local Charity Event since 2010. Scales & Ales is a hip, urban celebration on the Mississippi River drawing New Orleans’ up-and-coming generation of movers and shakers, while promoting Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ education and conservation efforts. Sponsorships start at $500 and put your business front and center before a great audience!

For more information about Fundraising Events, call (504) 861-6160.


Marketing and Festival Sponsorships

Promote your business with a sponsorship at one of Audubon’s public events and festivals.
Events such as Earth Fest, Mother’s Day, Celebración Latina, and Soul Fest bring families from far and wide to celebrate the rich multi-cultural fabric of New Orleans and to enjoy Audubon’s wonderful environment. Audubon events frequently draw more than 20,000 attendees, giving businesses the opportunity to interact with a myriad of current and potential customers through tailored promotions, new product trials, surveys, and good old fashioned “face time.” Sponsorships at Audubon public events range from $2,000 to $20,000, offering an array of visibility opportunities.

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Field Trip Sponsorships

Bring the wonders of nature to students from Title I schools.
Your company’s sponsorship makes it possible for students from Title I schools in the Greater New Orleans Area to experience the wonders of nature through a field trip to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, or Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. There are more than 200 Title I schools in the 7-parish New Orleans metro area. You may designate specific schools or areas as recipients. What a great way to support your community and directly impact students and educators in their efforts to study the natural world!

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Gifts and Grants

Sponsor or underwrite one of Audubon’s education, conservation, or outreach programs.
If your business has a special interest in one of Audubon Nature Institute’s many education, conservation, or community-focused initiatives, consider becoming a program sponsor. Partnering with Audubon sends a strong message to the community about your company’s commitment to the region. Share the news of your giving with clients, generate good PR about your corporate philanthropy, and inspire colleagues to get involved in causes that are important to them.

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Capital Giving

Receive enduring recognition for your company by sponsoring a capital project at Audubon.
Audubon’s highly visible public facilities are ideal venues to demonstrate your commitment to corporate philanthropy. Capital giving is a lasting way to contribute to Audubon’s innovation and expansion. Opportunities range from dedicating live oaks in Audubon Park, to building state-of-the-art animal exhibits, to underwriting eco-friendly renovation projects.

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