As a 501c3 charity, the chimpanzees at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest rely on donations from people like you.

We've been able to do a lot in a short amount of time because we use income very efficiently, we take advantage of many in-kind donations, we utilize volunteers in every aspect of the organization, and we keep our expenses low. Your donation will go far with us!

Ways to Give:

Mail a check
Sponsor a Day
Become a Chimpanzee Pal
Get a Personalized Stone for yourself or a loved one
Transfer Stock

Benefits of your gift
Information about your secure, tax-deductible contribution


Mail a check

Make checks payable to Chimpanzee Sanctuary NW and mail to the following address:
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, PO Box 952, Cle Elum, WA 98922

Sponsor a Day

You can sponsor a day of sanctuary for just $100. You pick the day! Give in your own name or as a tribute to someone else. We'll be sure to mention your day on the blog. Just fill out the Sponsor a Day online donation form specifying your chosen day or let us know the day when you send your check. It's as easy as that!


Pal BananaBecome a Chimpanzee Pal

You can choose to be a Chimpanzee Pal to any of the Cle Elum Seven - Negra, Jody, Jamie, Foxie, Annie, Missy, or Burrito. Pal sponsorships make great gifts!

Chimpanzee Pals can contribute $240 for a year of sponsorship, or a recurring $20 per month. Pals receive great benefits, too! See the Chimpanzee Pal page for more information about this program or go straight to the  Chimpanzee Pal donation form.

Personalized Stones

   walkway and Jamie     Monica stone     

Participate in this fundraising program by memorializing or honoring a loved one and have a stone placed in the Dr. Mel Richardson Memorial Walkway near the chimpanzees' outdoor habitat. Learn more here.


Transfer Stock

You can easily transfer stock to the sanctuary. Just provide your broker with this information:

TD Ameritrade
PO Box 2209
Omaha, NE 68103-2209
DTC: 0188

EIN: 68-0552915
Chimpanzee Retirement Sanct NW
PO Box 952
Cle Elum, WA 98922



Your generosity helps provide the chimpanzees at the sanctuary with quality care from experienced and knowledgable caregivers and allows us to continue to advocate for all chimpanzees. As a thank you gift and as a way to help you learn more about the chimpanzees in our care, we provide photos of the chimpanzees along with a mailed acknowledgement. And we offer personalized benefits for large donations. If you have any questions about your donation or benefit gifts, please contact Diana.

Information about your secure, tax-deductible donation

Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the state of Washington and your donation is tax-deductible. Our federal tax id (EIN) is: 68-0552915.

Online contributions are entered through Salsa Labs and payment is securely processed through

You will receive a tax receipt by email immediately after making an online donation. For the convenience of online donations, we pay processing fees - please consider rounding up your online contribution by 3% to help us get the full value of your donation.

If you mail a check, you will receive a tax receipt by mail.

For additional information regarding the organization's activities or financial information, Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest is registered with the Washington State Charities Program as required by law. Information may be obtained by calling 800-332-4483 or 360-725-0378.

For further questions, please contact the sanctuary: or 509-699-0728. We would be happy to answer any of your questions about donating.

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