Support us

With more than a million species at risk of extinction, nature needs us all more than ever. Many caring people like you are helping the animals you love by supporting the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Your wildlife conservation charity simply wouldn’t exist without visitors, members, donors, Patrons and gifts in Wills.

Will you join them?

Here's how you can help the animals in your zoos and protect them in the wild. Together we can create a world where nature is protected, valued and loved!

Become a member

Members get unlimited days out to Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park, along with lots of other fantastic member benefits. Find out more about membership.

Join the herd
Przewalskis wild horse head close up looking to the left IMAGE: Laura Moore 2023


Give a monthly donation or single gift to help the animals you love.

Give a donation
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Animal adoption is a great way to support wildlife. Treat yourself or buy as a gift for the animal lover in your life.

Adopt an animal
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Leave a gift in your will

Be there for the animals you love, long into the future.

Find out how

RZSS patrons

Enjoy a closer relationship with RZSS. Patrons are at the forefront of wildlife conservation, both here in Scotland and across the world. 

Become a patron
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Celebratory giving

Honour and celebrate your loved one by donating to a cause close to their heart.

Find out more
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Fundraise for wildlife

Have fun while fundraising for animals!

Discover how
European grey wolf surrounded by trees looking to the right IMAGE: Amy Middleton 2023

Volunteer with us

Volunteers help us connect people with nature and protect threatened species.

Become a volunteer
Eurasian elk Ash looking to the left IMAGE: Amy Middleton 2023

Corporate support

Achieve your CSR goals and engage your staff.

Become a Corporate partner
Arctic fox Sarah with white winter coat looking at camera [eye contact] IMAGE: Amy Middleton 2023

People's Postcode Lottery

Generous support from players of People's Postcode Lottery is helping to protect endangered wildlife.

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Grey great owl sitting on a branch in a tree looking to the left IMAGE: Allie McGregor 2023

Trusts and grants

Support from trustees and grant-makers helps to create a world where nature is protected, valued and loved.

Find out more