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Zoological Society of Sioux Falls Great Plains Zoo & Museum

AKA Great Plains Zoo & Delbrige Museum

Sioux Falls, SD

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Zoological Society of Sioux Falls Great Plains Zoo & Museum

Also Known As:
Great Plains Zoo & Delbrige Museum
Physical Address:
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 3798
EIN:
46-6015015
Web URL:
www.greatzoo.org
Leadership:
Ms. Elizabeth Whealy
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jan 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: Dec 31, 2011
Revenue
Total Revenue $4,042,827
Expenses
Total Expenses $3,444,811

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Basic Organization Information

Zoological Society of Sioux Falls Great Plains Zoo & Museum

Also Known As:
Great Plains Zoo & Delbrige Museum
Physical Address:
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 3798
EIN:
46-6015015
Web URL:
www.greatzoo.org 
NTEE Category:
D Animal related 
D50 Zoo, Zoological Society 
A Arts, Culture, and Humanities 
A56 Natural History, Natural Science Museums 
Ruling Year:
1958 

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Mission Statement

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History fosters greater understanding of our natural world through education, conservation, recreation and discovery.

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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. May, 2012)

Ms. Elizabeth Whealy

Term:

Since Nov 2005

Profile:

Ms. Whealy has been a leader on conservation and animal care issues for over a decade.



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Program: Zoo Education Programs

Budget:
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Category:
Animal-Related
Population Served:
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
Adults
Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Program Description:

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History is focused on education, conservation, recreation and discovery. Our education program provides classes, camps and outreach programs, including ZooMobile visits, that impact over 30,000 youth every year. Our animal care program is second to none and we are participants in programs affecting 16 rare and endangered species housed at our Zoo. We are a Zoo that is fulfilling its mission to the world by helping to increase the population of endangered species like snow leopards and rhinos, as well as a Zoo that is fulfilling its mission to the community by providing a fun place to visit and learn.

Program Long-Term Success:

The Great Plains Zoo hosted a successful Jungle Jubilee fundraiser that gave community members the opportunity to purchase exciting prize packages such as fire truck rides, behind-the-scenes zoo visits and artwork donated by businesses and individuals.  The proceeds help support Zoo operations

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

The Sioux Falls area is paying attention to the major changes that have occurred at the Zoo.  Attendance has almost doubled in the past four years, to over 250,000 visitors in 2009.  Memberships are up 50%.  ZooCamp attendance is up 40%.  People are "voting with their feet" and choosing a day at the Zoo!   In addition to major build-outs for Rhinoceros, Asian Cats and the new Face-to-Face Farm over the last three years, the Zoo has also engaged visitors with a number of other improvements.      2007 - Albino Alligator traveling exhibit    2007 - Complete facelift of "Creepy Crawlers", home to bugs and amphibians    2007 - Ground FX interactive play pad    2008 - The ZooVie Theatre where kids can project themselves into the movies    2008 - The return of the Bison and Pronghorn to North America    2009 - Camel rides    2009 - A new pair of Black Bears right at the entrance of the Zoo Rhino relocation is currently under construction - with a Grand Opening in 2010.  This project will move our endangered Easter Black Rhinos to a more comfortable exhibit area that will engage our visitors.  The rhinos will be moved to a spacious facility with an indoor winter day room.  In addition, the Rhinos will have exercise yards so that all members of our rhino family can get good exercise, daylight and fresh air every day.  Visitors will learn about Africa, and the importance of these animals, while participating with Zookeepers in programs with the animals themselves.  Throughout the years, guests will be able to watch this significant breeding pair raise their family of rhinos, a critical aspect for this global pouplation.   "Monkeys, Magic and More" is the current Chamber of Commerce's Community Appeals capital campaign project.  This stunning advancement will add eye-catching appeal to the entrance of the Zoo with a magical, themed entryway that will draw us in to a new Snow Monkey exhibit.  Motion, sound and the excitement of monkeys will begin our guests' new adventure at the Zoo.  The overall goal for the project is $5 million.  The Chamber Appeals portion of that goal is $1.5 million.

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