The Friends Board of Directors
The Friends of the Folsom Zoo, Incorporated is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1981 to help support the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary.
The mission of the Friends of the Folsom Zoo, Inc. is to preserve and enhance a city treasure by assisting in the enrichment of the lives of the animals living at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary.
Non-Profit Tax ID Number 94-2783698 | Determination Letter
The Board of Directors have established five committees surrounding the generation of funding to create sustainable benefit
for the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary:
Responsible for board operations and management, as well as oversight of all committees.
Responsible for overseeing long term financial growth and the creation of an endowment fund including investment strategy, corporate partnership programs, donations, and long term programs (Estates, Bequest, Trusts, etc…)
Responsible for meeting annual fundraising goals and community awareness objective through programs, grants and events.
Responsible for meeting annual membership goals through membership drives, member recognition and the oversight of the membership and renewals process.
Marketing and Public Relations Committee
Responsible for meeting community awareness goals in support of all other committees through publication (web & print) and outreach about the mission and activities of the Friends organization.
Members and Directors volunteer their time and are active in sponsoring Friends core programs and committees to support the needs of the animals for the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary. Volunteers to assist the Friends are always welcome!