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Much to do at the Zoo

During this last month of my Fellowship with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, I have been focusing on researching and evaluating our “Adopt-an-Animal” program, familiarizing myself with gift acceptance policies, developing a donor survey and gathering options for matching gift … Continue reading

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Updates!

Over the course of the past month, I have been able to start developing digital content to support the Columbus Zoo and Aquariums and the Wilds’ donor clubs. At the Zoo, there are currently seven donor clubs with giving levels … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Stewarding Donors

Over the past month, I have been able to wrap up two projects, present the work to my supervisors and begin to identify the next steps for my engagement with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The first project, focused on … Continue reading

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Donor Recognition and Stewardship at the Zoo

Month two is in the books and I am starting to get deeper into a few projects! The Zoo’s Philanthropy Team is in the midst of revising our donor recognition strategies and stewardship plans and I have been excited to … Continue reading

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What a Time to Work at The Zoo!

Hello All! I’m Connor Hooper and I have the pleasure of serving as the Fellow for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium! I was incredibly excited upon hearing my placement with the Zoo—the organization has such a tremendous reputation locally and … Continue reading

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