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The mission of Fragile Planet Wildlife Center is to connect people to the natural world through creating experiences that engage our guests, provide innovative educational opportunities, and instill a passion in the next generation as responsible stewards for the future.

Fragile Planet Wildlife Center

PO Box 533664

Harlingen, TX 78553

(315) 286-5574

tthomas@fpwc.net

www.fpwc.net

Our vision is to inspire our guests to love, engage with, and to protect animals and their habitats in the wild. Through this we will continue the fight for conservation. 

Sponsor Request

Fragile Planet was founded in March of 2011 with the goal to educate and inspire guests utilizing live animal ambassadors. With a new and improved location out of the bitter cold and into tropical climates, our goal is to create an open to the public educational wildlife center where visitors can learn about and interact with a variety of wildlife species and leave with a greater understanding of our wildlife and wild spaces and have developed a connection to the plight of those animals and their wild homes. 

It is the mission of Fragile Planet Wildlife Center to connect people to the natural world through creating experiences that engage our guests, provide innovative educational opportunities, and instill a passion in the next generation as responsible stewards for the future. 

Our vision is to inspire our guests to love, engage with, and to protect animals and their habitats in the wild. Through this we will continue the fight for conservation. 

This mission, this vision...this goal - is obtainable with the help from our community. The idea of incorporating an educational wildlife center in the Rio Grande Valley is something we're exciting to do with a multitude of hands-on encounters, interactive exhibits, a passionate staff, and a supportive community. 

Fragile Planet is attempting to secure sponsors for a variety of animal enclosures. These enclosures will allow for a variety of animals to be accommodated and attract visitors. When designing enclosures, the animals' needs are always the priority. The next steps include location, aesthetic value, and then the ease of viewing and encounter opportunities for our guests. Fragile Planet is licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture, the governing body over organizations who exhibit animals. The permit that is held by the facility means that we undergo, and pass, impromptu inspections by the federal government ensuring the animals' welfare, good hygiene, adequate vet care, and proper enclosure size for the species in which are housed. 

Fragile Planet is a private business (we are not 501c3) and cannot provide a charitable donation write-off for taxes. Instead we utilize a strategy implemented by many other private businesses. In return for sponsoring we provide advertising through means of banners, social media, newsletters, and promotional events. Advertising for your business is a 100% tax write-off in itself. 

Sponsorship Levels

Enclosures that are sponsored by multiple individuals or businesses are known as "team sponsors". Names and logos will be positioned on the enclosure sign in small, medium, and large fonts depending on the sponsorship level. 

Bronze: $125 - $499

  • Business / Personal name in small font on enclosure sign

  • Thank you card

Silver: $500 - $999

  • Business / Personal Name or Logo in medium font on enclosure sign

  • Thank you card

  • High Gloss large photo of your sponsored enclosure

  • FREE mobile zoo program (within Cameron and Hidalgo Counties)

Gold: $1,000 +

  • Business / Personal Name or Logo in large font on enclosure sign

  • Than you card

  • High Gloss large photo of sponsored enclosure

  • Social media / Website recognition

  • FREE mobile zoo program (within Cameron and Hidalgo Counties)

Sole Sponsors

A "Sole Sponsor" is an individual, family, or business that sponsors an entire project. A "Sole Sponsor's" name and logo are the only ones listed on the enclosure sign and also has the opportunity to assist in the name development for said project. 

Additional Sole Sponsor Benefits:

  • Social media article

  • High Gloss large photo of enclosure

  • Thank you card

  • Website recognition

  • TWO FREE mobile zoo program (within Cameron and Hidalgo Counties)

  • Newspaper and news articles can also be arranged to recognize sole sponsors

* Businesses and Individuals outside of Cameron and Hidalgo Counties can contact us to discuss more relevant media/advertising opportunities in your area*