CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST EAZA UPDATE ON UKRAINIAN ZOOS: Presentation from Volodymyr Topchy at the EAZA Annual Conference (from 2h04min on the video; 28 September)

EAZA is coordinating the collection of relief funds for our colleagues in Ukrainian zoos.  If you would like to donate to help efforts to care for animals and maintain please use the QR code or link below.  Any help you can provide would be received with gratitude.  EAZA commits to full transparency on the collection and distribution of funds for Ukraine:  100% of your donation will go to help Ukrainian zoos.


 QR code

Ukraine QR

Payment link: https://useplink.com/payment/0QGQi3DTKejUifIrdVzHx

With the link you can choose an amount and donate via iDeal, Bancontact, credit card or PayPal. Please add ‘Ukraine – name of your institution/your name’ in the description box so we can acknowledge your donation.




Funds raised will be used to assist Ukrainian zoos to continue to provide food and care to animals in conditions of relative welfare and safety, as well as providing support for care staff and management at the zoos.  We have direct contact with Mykolayiv Zoo, Kharkiv Zoo and Kyiv Zoo, and indirect contact with other zoos via the Ukrainian Zoo Association and the contacts of our Members.  Funds are being allocated on the basis of need according to the requests we receive from zoos, and are distributed to recipients through channels subject to reasonable due diligence.  A full report on the fund and its use of donations to support Ukrainian zoos will be issued in due course.

On behalf of the recipients of your donations, EAZA would like to thank you all for your extraordinary generosity

A special thanks to the 168 EAZA Members and other institutions worldwide (list updated on 6 December 2022):

Aachener Tierpark AG Germany
Aalborg Zoo Denmark
AAZV, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians USA
ABMA, Animal Behavior Management Alliance USA
ABWAK, Association of British and Irish Wild Animal Keepers United Kingdom
Adventureworld Japan
African Safari France
Alpenzoo Innsbruck Austria
Animal Protection Denmark / Dyrenes Beskyttelse Denmark
Apenheul Foundation the Netherlands
Aquarium of Niagara USA
AquaZoo Leeuwarden the Netherlands
ARAV, Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians  USA
Askham Bryan Wildlife and Conservation Park United Kingdom
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Canada
Association of Zoo Veterinary Technicians USA
Auckland Zoo Bird Team New Zealand
Bellewaerde Park Belgium
Berwyn Veterinary Center USA
BIAZA, British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums United Kingdom
BIAZA’s Reptile and Amphibian Working Group United Kingdom
Big Cat Sanctuary LTD United Kingdom
Birdworld United Kingdom
Blair Drummond Safari Park United Kingdom
Boguth Jonak Stiftung Switzerland
Calgary Zoological Society Canada
Cape May County Zoo, AAZK, American Association of Zookeepers USA
Chessington World of Adventures United Kingdom
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo USA
Chicago Zoological Society USA
Churchill Foundation United Kingdom
Colchester Zoo United Kingdom
Columbus Zoo USA
Cosley Zoo AAZK, American Association of Zookeepers USA
Czech and Slovak Club Queenstown New Zealand
Dallas Zoo USA
DAZA, Danish Association of Zoos and Aquaria Denmark
Detroit Zoological Society USA
Deutsche Tierparkgesellschaft Germany
DierenPark Amersfoort Wildlife Fund the Netherlands
Dierenrijk Nuenen the Netherlands
Dominik G. Holl Union Stiftung Germany
Dublin Zoo Ireland
Ellen Trout Zoo  USA
Flying Phoebe Doll Club, Oakland, CA USA
Fondation Papiliorama Switzerland
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo USA
Fota Wildlife Park Ireland
Fresno Chaffee Zoo USA
Friends of Columbus Zoo USA
Fundacion Parques Reunidos Spain
Girl Scout Troop 40653 USA
Gorilla Foundation USA
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo USA
Helsinki Zoo Finland
Houston Zoo USA
Ichihara Elephant Kingdom Japan
IFAW, International Fund for Animal Welfare / Global  
Independent Zoo Enthusiasts Society United Kingdom
Indianapolis Zoo USA
JAZA, Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums Japan
Jefferson Elementary School, Janesville WI. USA
Jimmys Farm Wildlife Park United Kingdom
KMDA Antwerp Belgium
Kolmården Foundation Sweden
Kolner Verkehrs-Betriebe Germany
Kristiansand Dyrepark Norway
Kristansand municipality Norway
Kujukushima Zoo and Botanical Garden Japan
Kyoto City Zoo Japan
Libra Foundation USA
Lincoln Park Zoo USA
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens USA
Los Angeles Zoo USA
Louisville, AAZK, American Association of Zookeepers USA
Maldon Promenade Petting zoo United Kingdom
Maryland Zoo  USA
MarylandPet.org USA
Memphis AAZK, American Association of Zookeepers USA
Minnesota Zoo USA
Minnesota Zoo AAZK, American Association of Zookeepers USA
MOFF Zoo Japan
Munchener Tierpark Hellabrunn Germany
Mystic Aquarium USA
Natural Encounters, Inc. USA
Nasu Animal Kingdom Japan
Niigata CIty Aquarium Japan
Noah’s Notes  USA
Nordsoen Oceonarium Denmark
Nurtured by Nature USA
Oakland Zoo USA
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium USA
Omuta City Zoo Japan
Opel-Zoo  Germany
Oregon Zoo Foundation USA
OZAWA SAKE Brewery Co.,Ltd Japan
Panda Channel by Pomeranian Film Japan
Parc Le Pal France
Parc Zoologique et de Loisirs de Thoiry France
Parco Zoo Punta Verde Italy
Philadelphia Zoo USA
Phoenix Zoo USA
Planete Sauvage France
Point Defiance AAZK USA
Port Adelaide Artists Forum Australia
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden USA
Rotterdam Zoo the Netherlands
RTA Zoo Japan
RZSS United Kingdom
Saint Laurent SAS France
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance USA
San Francisco Zoo USA
Santillana Zoo Spain
SAZA, Swedish Association of Zoos and Aquaria Sweden
Safaripark Beekse Bergen Hilvarenbeek the Netherlands
Seattle Aquarium USA
Singapore Zoological Gardens Singapore
Sosto Zoo Hungary
Stichting De Harpij the Netherlands
Sydney Koala Retreat Australia
Tallinn Zoo Estonia
Tbilisi Zoo Georgia
The Deep United Kingdom
The Friends of the WNC Nature Center USA
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens United Kingdom
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt Germany
Tierpark Bern Switzerland
Tierpark Goldau Switzerland
Tierpark Hamm Germany
Tokyo Zoological Park Japan
Tokyo Zoological Park Society Japan
Touroparc France
Toyama Municipal Family Park Zoo Japan
US National Aquarium USA
Van Blerkom Stichting The Netherlands
Vancouver Aquarium Canada
Vienna Zoo Austria
WAZA, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Spain
Wellington Zoo New Zealand
Wild Welfare United Kingdom
Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen The Netherlands
Wilhelma Zoo Stuttgart Germany
World of Owls United Kingdom
Wroclaw Zoo Poland
Yokohama Greenery Foundation Japan
Zoo De La Palmyre France
Zoo du Bassin d'Arcachon  France
Zoo Duisburg Germany
Zoo Frankfurt Germany
Zoo Krefeld Germany
Zoo Landau Germany
Zoo Leipzig Germany
Zoo Miami Foundation USA
Zoo New England I Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo USA
Zoo Osnabrück  Germany
Zoo Rostock Germany
Zoo Salzburg Austria
Zoos South Australia Australia
Zoo Tampa USA
Zoo Zürich Switzerland
Zoofari Parks LLC USA
Zoological Society of Hertfordshire, Paradise Wildlife Park United Kingdom
Zoological Society of Milwaukee County USA
Zoologisch Garten Koln Germany
Zoologischer Garten Halle Germany
Zooparc de Beauval France
ZooParc Overloon the Netherlands
Zoos Victoria Australia


Individual donations

Please click here for an overview of the 11,302 individuals who donated since the opening of the emergency fund until 6 December 2022. We update this overview once a month. 


Funding Protocols

The Ukraine Zoos Emergency Fund will be administered according to a strict protocol with a comprehensive list of claimable items.  To understand better how the money collected by the fund will be spent, please see the Protocol document and Claims List below.

Fund Protocol

Claims List



Thanks to your immense generosity, the EAZA Ukraine Zoos Emergency Fund has raised € 1,797,631! (updated on 5 January 2023)

As the war in Ukraine continues, we are keeping regular contacts with our three Candidates for Membership, as well as with other zoos and aquariums in need.

To this date, more than € 900,000 – sometimes in several payments, directly or via the Association of Zoos of Ukraine (AZU, previously UAZA) – has been allocated to the following institutions: Animal exhibition EkZoterra, Askania Nova Reserve, Berdyansk Zoo Safari, Bion Terrarium Center, BioPark Odesa, Cherkasy Zoo, Ecopark Kovalivka, Feldman Ecopark, Home Zoo Center Vasylivka, Kharkiv Zoo, Kyiv Zoo, Limpopo Zoo, Lutsk Zoo, Mena Zoo, Mykolaiv Zoo, Odesa State Zoo, Oscar Dolphinarium network, Pheasant breeding center "Golden Pheasant", Podilsky Zoo, Rivne Zoo, Safari Park on the Arabat Arrow, Vinnica Zoo, Zofia Polczynska Wytwornia Pasz/Vinccia Zoo, Zolotoj Fazan, Zoo XII Months and ZooMir (Bilytske).

Additionally, we are aware that colleagues at Panda Foundation of Warsaw, Łódź Zoo, Berlin Zoo and Tierpark, Prague, Wrocław, Košice, Gdansk, Tallinn Zoos and other EAZA Members have also arranged trucks that delivered supplies to, at least: XII months, Bilytske, Cherkasy, Feldman Ecopark, Kharkiv, Limpopo, Lutsk, Mykolaiv, Odesa Biopark and Odesa State Zoo, Poltava, Rivne, Vinnytsia Zoos.

Given the war is likely to continue for an unpredictable amount of time, EAZA’s help is still focusing on covering the most immediate needs, as per phase 1 of the funding protocolThank you for your continued support!


You can read all of our past published updates by clicking on the dates below:

We want to acknowledge the extraordinary work done by teams from Łódź, Warsaw, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Berlin, Prague and Košice Zoos, who have done most of the supply work so far!

Money from the EAZA Fund will also be used to combine with these efforts.

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