Legal Disclosure for Donations

The American Association of Zoological Parks & Aquariums doing business as the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) publishes financial summary information as a part of its annual reports, financial reports and IRS 990 forms.

Financial information about AZA may be obtained without cost by contacting us at 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 710, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or by calling 1-301-562-0777. In addition, residents of the following states may obtain financial and/or licensing information from their states, as indicated below. 

Florida

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELPFLA or via the internet at WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida registration CH47388.

Maryland

Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401. Telephone 410-974-55354. 

Mississippi

The official registration and financial information of AZA may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office by call 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

New York

A copy of the most recent annual report may be obtained upon request from the New York State Attorney General at: Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10271.

New Jersey

INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WWW.STATE.NJ.US/LPS/CA/CHARFRM.HTM. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

North Carolina

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the state solicitation licensing branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Pennsylvania

The official registration and financial information of AZA may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia

A financial statement is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, 102 Governor Street, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, upon request. 

Washington

To obtain additional financial and other information on file with the Secretary of State, contact Charities Division, Office of the Secretary of State, State of Washington, Olympia, WA 98504-0422, 1-800-332-4483, and is available on the internet at www.sos.wa.gov/charities.

West Virginia

West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement. 

Registration with any of these states does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation. 

Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


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