Legacy giving is a generous way to support the zoo by leaving a portion of your will or trust in a planned arrangement. Benefits to creating a planned gift can even provide you with income including tax savings, increased cash flow, or reduced estate taxes but perhaps the most important benefit is the peace of mind knowing that you have made a difference to the future of animal well-being.
Legacy giving helps the zoo
Planned gifts ensure the financial longevity and success of Utah's Hogle Zoo. Not only will your support help care for the animal residents, you're ensuring long-term conservation initiatives are funded to benefit the natural world.
Who can give?
Anyone from all walks of life can set-up a planned gift to the zoo. We welcome you to create a planned gift, even if you don't have an estate.
How do I make a legacy gift?
You should consult your tax, legal, or financial advisers concerning the specific details and of making a legacy Gift to Utah’s Hogle Zoo. They can also help determine which approach is best for you.
Inform us of your gift
Once you've set up a legacy gift, we want to ensure that your legacy gift is recognized. Please inform us by emailing [email protected] so that we can begin to recognize you and your generous gift.
Princess Alice Society
Those that have given to the zoo via legacy giving are formally inducted into the exclusive Princess Alice Society. Our legacy giving society derives its name from Princess Alice, an Asian elephant who came to the Zoo in 1916. Nickel and dime donations from area school children helped raise $3,250 to purchase her from a traveling circus.
The Princess Alice Society recognizes and honors exceptional donors who have generously included Utah’s Hogle Zoo in their long-term estate plans. Such philanthropic support helps ensure sufficient resources for years to come. Our Princess Alice Society members have taken our mission to heart and truly are champions for wildlife!
Benefits include yearly recognition through our exclusive Princess Alice Society gatherings and invitations to exclusive donor events. Begin your legacy giving journey today by consulting your financial advisor.