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Houston Zoo, Inc.

AKA HZI

Houston, TX

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Houston Zoo, Inc.

Also Known As:
HZI
Physical Address:
Houston, TX 77030 
EIN:
74-1590271
Web URL:
www.houstonzoo.org
Blog URL:
blogs.houstonzoo.org/
Leadership:
Ms. Deborah Cannon
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jan 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: Dec 31, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $36,417,562
Expenses
Total Expenses $33,177,006

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Basic Organization Information

Houston Zoo, Inc.

Also Known As:
HZI
Physical Address:
Houston, TX 77030 
EIN:
74-1590271
Web URL:
www.houstonzoo.org 
Blog URL:
blogs.houstonzoo.org/ 
NTEE Category:
D Animal related 
D50 Zoo, Zoological Society 
D Animal related 
D30 Wildlife Preservation/Protection 
C Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification 
C30 Natural Resource Conservation and Protection 
Ruling Year:
1967 

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Mission Statement

The Houston Zoo's mission is to provide a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world.

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Forms 990 Provided by the Nonprofit

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. February, 2014)

Ms. Deborah Cannon

Profile:

A long-time resident of Texas, Deborah M. Cannon attended Georgetown University and earned her BBA from Southern Methodist University. She began her banking career in Dallas with Republic National Bank and retired as President of Bank of America in Houston. At the time of her retirement, she was directing business in ten states and was the senior banking executive for community and civic activities in Harris County. Ms. Cannon was the first woman to represent Bank of America overseas and was the first female chair of the Greater Houston PartnershiMs. Cannon has served on a number of boards of directors including the United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast, the M. D. Anderson Board of Visitors, Memorial Hermann Hospital System Board, the Houston Small Business Development Corporation, Episcopal Health Charities, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management Council of Overseers.



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Program: Naturally Wild Conservation Program

Budget:
$947,793
Category:
Animal-Related
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

In addition, through our Naturally Wild Conservation Programs, the Zoo preserves biological diversity and seeks to ensure the survival of species and their natural habitats at home and abroad. The Zoo currently participates in over 20 projects in 11 different countries; including 6 “Lone Star State Wildlife Initiatives”.  Whether rare, endangered, or even common, whether they reside in shrinking forests or vast untouched regions, our goal is to help sustain wild animal populations and preserve as much of our planet as possible while doing so.

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Program: Educational Programming

Budget:
$1,125,199
Category:
Education
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

Our mission is to “provide a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world.” We achieve this through education and conservation programs centered around our ‘animal ambassadors’ and their wild counterparts around the world.   Children and adults alike connect with Earth’s remaining wilderness though experiences at the Zoo. In 2008 alone, over 48,000 guests participated in formal education and outreach programs offered by the Zoo, and even more of our 1.6 million annual guests took advantage of our informal educational initiatives. Each educational component––from our interactive signage to our overnight experiences––exists to inspire our guests with a single message: the vanishing natural world is worth saving.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

Essentially a small city encompassing a world of ecosystems and experiences, the Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts. We have over 6,000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education! In addition, we have 1.84 million guests each year who come to experience our incredible variety of animals and ecosystems, as well as attend special private and public events and entertainment. Our dedicated staff works around the clock to ensure that the Zoo is always running smoothly for the safety and well being of our residents and guests. In everything we do we strive to: Be a zoo for all Practice exemplary animal care Deliver an outstanding guest experience Create a workplace that instills empowerment, respect, and teamwork Provide superior education and learning opportunities Promote conservation awareness and action Apply best business practices and sound financial management Inspire broad community support

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