The Zoo is the recipient of an Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation GoodWorks gift!

The Zoo is thrilled to be the recipient of an Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation GoodWorks gift.

The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation received the 2015 Award for Outstanding Foundation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals International. To celebrate the award, the Foundation launched its GoodWorks initiative, which highlights the good works of the Central Florida nonprofit sector, including its leaders and volunteers. For the twelve months following the award, the Foundation will provide grants to further the efforts of nonprofit organizations, feature these GoodWorks on social media and the Foundation website, and sponsor educational programming for the business and nonprofit communities.

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation GoodWorks gift

From left: Lisa Boivin, Philip Flynn III, Jamie Dixon, Mary Ellen Hutcheson,
and Silvia Landivar.

We are very honored to have been selected to receive a $5,000 GoodWorks contribution from the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation," said Philip Flynn III, Ed.D., Zoo President & CEO. "This gift will allow us to continue to create lifelong memories, inspire future scientists or teachers and help connect children of all ages with conservation initiatives around the world."

About the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation - The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation was created to grant funding to qualified, nonprofit organizations whose mission is to improve the quality of life for the people of Central Florida. More than 3,600 grants, totaling more than $100 million, have been awarded since the foundation's inception. Awarding grants remains the fundamental function of the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation. To learn more about the Foundation, visit