Standing in establishment of Foundation for Zoo and Berlin Zoo website is presented the Foundation of friends of the capital zoos now already in the Internet presence. The new foundation for the promotion of Zoo Berlin and Berlin Zoo will be completed this year. So the Foundation is seminal cover the wide sphere of activity of the capital zoos and can jump in there, where it is currently most. The Foundation committed individuals and institutions will be sought for, who identify themselves with the Zoo and the animal park. It should be built a Foundation’s assets, which makes it possible to implement the purpose of the Foundation sustainable”, as Thomas Ziolko, from the Foundation of the capital zoos. The initiative came to the Foundation to promote the capital zoos from the Association of Zoo Berlin and Berlin Zoo, who gave the impetus under the background of declining donations from the State of Berlin, the capital of zoos. From 2011, the capital zoos receive only 88 cents per animal at Day, even though it the most visited leisure facilities in Berlin are. “, so Thomas Ziolko.

What is special about foundations is are basically forever and so particularly effectively back up the selected targets. The assets of a Foundation may not be touched; only the interest income from the investment may be used for the work. Especially in times of scarce public funds, a sign for the future of Zoo and animal park can be used with a donation to the Foundation of the friends of the capital zoos on private initiative. It is donated a piece of everlasting memory so that a donation must not as a regular donation to the capital zoos or the Association promptly for current projects be used, but is fed into the core assets of the Foundation and therefore not consumed. Thus contributes a donation to the capital zoos. undiminished and far into the future, said Thomas Ziolko. For more information: