Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association

Charity Footprints Partner - Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association

5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 | Program Focus: Environment and Animals


A global journey to save wildlife.

Founded in 1963, the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect wildlife and enrich the human experience. GLAZA’s primary role is to seek and provide financial support for animal welfare, animal species conservation, capital projects, Learning & Engagement, community outreach programs, and marketing at the Los Angeles Zoo, and GLAZA’s operations. GLAZA’s additional functions include membership sales and relationship management, special events, site rentals, customer service, publications, and volunteer training and management.

Our Mission

To serve the community, we will create an environment for recreation and discovery; inspire an appreciation of wildlife through exhibitry and education; ensure the highest level of animal welfare; and support programs that preserve biodiversity and conserve natural habitat.