The Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS), the Zoo's non-profit support group, provides grants to offset the cost of zoo education programs. These are available to pre-school through high school students, as well as youth and adult organizations.
Important Dates to Remember for ZFK Grants:
- September 1, 2017 Grant Application Submission Deadline
- September 30, 2017 Grant Award Notification
- January 31, 2018 Grant Scheduling Deadline
- February 1, 2018 Wait List Notification Begins
- July 31, 2018 Grant Use Deadline for 2017-2018 Cycle
- September 1, 2018 Applications Due for 2018-2019 Grant Cycle
- September 30, 2018 Grant Ward Notification
- Important Changes to the OKC Zoo Fund Grant
- Applications requesting education programs.
- Nonprofit social service and civic organizations and clubs.
- Schools and organizations in the Oklahoma City sales tax area.
- Schools with more than 50% of students receiving free or reduced lunches.
- Only completed applications are accepted.
- Grant applications are reviewed on a competitive basis.
- Funding is determined by availability of funds, socioeconomic status of participants, and how the group will benefit from the project.