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Existing Partners

Sponsors, partners, suppliers and grant givers form a key cornerstone of support for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. These partners share our values and interests in conservation, research and educational work, and without them the Society could not function.


To get involved please contact out Development team on, or call on 0131 314 0380.



Players of People’s Postcode Lottery started their support of the RZSS in 2013. We are grateful to have received over £1,350,000 

Clara Govier, Head of Charities at People’s Postcode Lottery:

“Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have been supporting RZSS since 2013 and have awarded this fantastic charity £500,000 to date. The funding has enabled the charity to maintain both Edinburgh Zoo and the Highland Wildlife Park and specifically helped to create a new meerkat enclosure, entrance plaza and discovery centre. We are delighted that our players are able to support the fantastic work at RZSS and look forward to continuing our relationship with them.”

Find out more about our partnership with the People's Postcode Lottery.



Baillie Gifford, the Edinburgh based investment management group, employs over 670 people and has assets under management of £66 billion as at 30 September 2011.

Founded in 1908, Baillie Gifford acts globally managing investment on behalf of pension funds, financial institutions charities and retail investors.

Baillie Gifford plays an active role in the community by supporting projects in the areas of education, social inclusion, and the arts.

For examples of Baillie Gifford’s active role in the community please visit its corporate social responsibility webpage.



Thank you to Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual life and pensions company, sponsors of our pelican walkthrough at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo. Home to our flock of Eastern White pelicans, the new walkthrough exhibit features glass panelling to allow full, unobstructed views of the magnificent birds.

In supporting the pelican enclosure, Royal London are supporting the conservation work undertaken by RZSS in securing habitat, studying populations and understanding the effects of man’s activity and global warming on wildlife.



Allied Mobility are pleased to support visitors to Edinburgh Zoo through the use of a mobility vehicle.



Our thanks go to Arnold Clark for their support of our Beyond the Panda educational outreach programme. Thanks to the team at Arnold Clark, children across Scotland are able to take part in interactive lessons, learning about the UK’s only giant pandas here at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, as well as studying and exploring a variety of topics within the overall context of giant pandas and China.


Arnold Clark are also supporting RZSS Edinburgh Zoo through the provision of a summer visitor transport vehicle, helping ferry the Zoo’s c650,000 visitors annually across the site’s 82 acres of sloping parkland.


  Thank you to Arthur J Gallagher, who sponsor our bamboo nursery - a fundamental part of our giant panda's diet. 



    Our thanks go to Caleylock, who kindly provide in kind
  support for a planned new animal enclosure.