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 us at 504-861-5107 or email us at

Audubon Nature Institute Tax Identification #: 51-0157624

 Your Animals Need You

Can you imagine Audubon Nature Institute without animals? Without the calls of peacocks or Sumatran orangutans rappelling down from great heights in their habitat?

Your support is vital to the well-being of your Audubon animals and the continuation of life-saving conservation programs outside our walls.

When it comes to protecting nature and wildlife, we’re all in this together. We can’t do this without you!




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.



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. You can modify or cancel your recurring gift at any time by contacting the Audubon Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or



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.



Did you know that you can make a planned gift to support the wonders of nature by making a bequest to Audubon Nature Institute in your will or naming Audubon Nature Institute beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy? You can designate your planned gift to support Audubon’s most urgent needs or to support the area of Audubon’s work that you’re most passionate about. Please contact the Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or to learn more about making a planned gift. If you have already made a planned gift to benefit Audubon Nature Institute, please contact the Development Department and let us know so that we can thank you and honor your commitment to the wonders of nature!



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.


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.



The Nature of Giving is a quarterly print newsletter for supporters that celebrates the Audubon family. Each issue gives readers an inside look at the amazing things made possible by the support of Audubon donors, members and friends.



Hotel partners and special individual partners who are helping Audubon Nature Institute celebrate the wonders of nature.



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 or call (504) 861-5107.


Audubon Nature Institute, Inc. was incorporated in Louisiana on 11/3/1975. Our purpose is to operate and maintain a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. Our principal place of business is 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 and our phone number is (800)-774-7394. We have a 501 (c)(3) classification from the Internal Revenue Service. A copy of Audubon Nature Institute’s financial statements may be obtained by contacting us at the address listed or phone number listed above. Read the entire disclosure statement.