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.


Partnerships That Grow Your Business

Add value to any retail or on-site program with a consumer promotion partnership with one of Audubon Nature Institute’s museums.
A consumer promotion with one of Audubon Nature Institute’s attractions can add value to any retail or on-site program by increasing sales and traffic. We strategically seek partners with similar goals and objectives to best support mutual marketing needs. Our promotional tools include discount offers, publicity, publications, premiums and tickets, sweepstakes, and on-site opportunities just to name a few.

We offer opportunities for corporations that include sponsorship, cause-marketing, promotions, and licensing. We strive to exceed our partner's marketing objectives through efforts that align with Audubon Nature Institute’s mission. We deliver consumer loyalty, a great sales climate, year-round benefits, community roots, and international recognition.

To learn more about partnerships and promotions opportunities, contact Cheryl Forschler via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Corporate Partner Membership 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, contact the Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Visitor Guide Branding Opportunity

Audubon Nature Institute's visitor guides provide a high-profile messaging opportunity.
Audubon Nature Institute offers a messaging opportunity on its visitor guides for Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and Audubon Zoo. These exclusive opportunities reach New Orleans residents and visitors who come from around the region and the world. Millions of guests would have exposure to a sponsor's message via 450,000 guides printed annually.

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Festival and Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your business with a sponsorship at one of Audubon’s public festivals and events.
Festivals and events such as Earth Fest, Soul Fest, Mother’s Day Celebration, Celebración Latina, Dinner and a Zoovie series, adn Zoo Year's Eve, just to name a few, 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 from 2,000 to 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.” Opportunities include official sponsors, official suppliers, event sponsors, and branded concessions. Rates at Audubon public events range from $2,000 upward, offering an array of visibility opportunities. 

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Field Trip Sponsorships

Bring the wonders of nature to students in our area.
Your company’s sponsorship makes it possible for students from underprivileged schools in the Seven-Parish Metro 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. You can support your community and share the wonders of nature with students, inspiring the next generation of scientists and explorers! 

For more information, contact the Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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.

For more information, contact the Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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 organization's commitment to 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.

For more information, contact the Development Department at (504) 861-5107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..