On behalf of the Indianapolis Prize, we express our gratitude to the organizations, individuals and community who have supported our work to recognize the men and women whose contributions are saving the most endangered and threatened animal species on Earth.

Click on the logos below to explore the organizations who make the Indianapolis Prize possible. Because of their generous support, we are able to assist conservationists in the field working to protect wild things and wild places around the world.

  • 2Cummins
  • 3The Heritage Group
  • 4Kobe Foundation
    Emerging Conservationist Partner
  • 5PNC Bank
  • 6Hix, Polly H.
  • 7WTHR
Thank you to Lilly Endowment for years of remarkable support
  • Lilly Endowment
    Indianapolis Prize Legacy Donor

Legacy Donors

Elizabeth & Dr. Kerry Blanchard
Mr. & Mrs. Don B. Earnhart*
Kay F. Koch
Lilly Endowment Inc.
Robert H. McKinney, J.D.
Denny & Donna Oklak
Myrta J. Pulliam
Building the Ark Fund – Brigitte E. Schoner, Ph.D.
Ann M. Stack
Anonymous Fund of The Indianapolis Foundation
Ann Nobles & David Johnson
Donald & Patricia Nelson


Gold Sponsors
  • Adkins, Chris & Christa
    Chris & Christa Adkins
  • Anderson, Devin & Shelby
    Devin & Shelby Anderson
  • Ball State University
    Ball State University
  • Birge Family
    Birge Family
  • Chen, Stanley & Allison
    Stanley & Allison Chen
  • Cheryl J. & Rollin M. Dick
    Cheryl J. & Rollin M. Dick
  • Christel DeHaan Family Foundation
    Christel DeHaan Family Foundation
  • DePauw University
    DePauw University
  • Efroymson-Aguilera, Lori & Sergio Aguilera
    Lori Efroymson-Aguilera & Sergio Aguilera
  • Elevance Health
    Elevance Health
  • Endangered Species Chocolate
    Endangered Species Chocolate
  • Energy Harness Corporation
    Energy Harness Corporation
  • First Internet Bank
    First Internet Bank
  • Harlan Family Foundation
    Harlan Family Foundation
  • Hunt, Nancy & Bill
    Nancy & Bill Hunt
  • IBJ Media
    IBJ Media
  • Ice Miller LLP
    Ice Miller LLP
  • Indiana Spine Group
    Indiana Spine Group
  • Indiana University
    Indiana University
  • Indianapolis Colts
    Indianapolis Colts
  • Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate
    The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate
  • Indy Star
    IndyStar | LOCALiQ
  • Job Corps
    Job Corps
  • JW Marriott Indianapolis
    JW Marriott Indianapolis
  • Markey’s
  • Mary Kristine Beckwith, M.D. & David Harry Moore, M.D.
    Mary Kristine Beckwith, M.D. & David H. Moore, M.D.
  • McKinney Family Foundation
    McKinney Family Foundation
  • Moyer Family
    Moyer Family
  • Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly II
    Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly II
  • National Geographic
    National Geographic
  • REI Real Estate Services, LLC
    REI Real Estate
  • Rogers, Randy & Mary
    Randy & Mary Rogers
  • Samerian Foundation, Inc.
    Samerian Foundation, Inc.
  • Sasso, April & Rick
    April & Rick Sasso
  • Sellers, Andrew & Anne
    Andrew & Anne Sellers
  • SimonH Family Foundation, Herbert
    Herbert Simon Family Foundation
  • Solso Family
    Solso Family
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Indiana
    Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Indiana
  • Stack, Ann M.
    Ann M. Stack

        Silver Sponsors

AES Franklin College G. Marlyne Sexton
Ascension St. Vincent Gregory & Appel Insurance Dave & Sally Shepherd
Alan & Linda Cohen Family Foundation Griffith Family Foundation Taft
Anne Nobles & David Johnson Indiana University Health The Northern Trust Company
Art Strategies, LLC Indianapolis Monthly Turner Construction Company
Bedel Financial Consulting Indianapolis Motor Speedway Deborah Simon
BERNSTEIN Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates Mike & Sue Smith
Borshoff J.P. Morgan Private Bank Kerry Dinneen & Sam Sutphin
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP Karen Ann P. Lloyd VOX Global
Mary Clare & George Broadbent Katz, Sapper & Miller  Walker Corporate Foundation
Browning Day Kimball & Louise Morris Van Riper Woodard Family Foundation
Butler University The Klapper Family Foundation
Steven S. Cagle Langham Logistics
Central Indiana Corporate Partnership LDI, Ltd.
Citizens Energy Group Lumina Foundation
Darlene Tranter Anderson Mays Entertainment, LLC
Dorsey Foundation Metazoa Brewing Co.
Emmis Corporation Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust
Eskenazi Health Foundation Oxford Financial Group, Ltd.
Event Network Pacers Sports & Entertainment
FRP Patriot Investments, LLC
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Fifth Third Bank of Central Indiana Myrta J. Pulliam
FORVIS Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation

Outreach Events

Indianapolis Prize Meet a Hero presented by Chris & Christa Adkins

Indianapolis Prize Michael I. Crowther Conservation Forum presented by The Heritage Group

Other Supporters

Indianapolis Prize Zoo Day Meal Sponsor presented by Buckingham Foundation

1200 West Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46222


The Indianapolis Prize is a significant conservation initiative of the Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc. The Zoological Society is accredited as a zoo, an aquarium and a botanical garden. The Zoo is accredited by both the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums.