The Great Ape Heart Project is funded by the Detroit Zoological Society and grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


Donations to support this project are always welcomed. If you are fund raising for the GAHP, please note that we are part of the Detroit Zoological Society, so make checks out to “Detroit Zoological Society” for donations. Checks can be mailed to:

Detroit Zoological Society
c/o Dr. Hayley Murphy
8450 W. 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

List of Suggested Equipment Donations

Any GE Vivid series or Phillips newer ultrasound machines ● Blood pressure monitors ● Anesthesia monitors ● Anesthesia work stations ● Large gurneys ● Stethoscopes ● Opthalmoscopes ● Functional endoscopes ● EKG machines ● Doppler monitors ● Phase contrast microscopes ● Centrifuge ● Drugs, specifically Carvedilol, Enalopril, Celebrex and Tramadol ● Scrubs ● Disposable shoe covers, gowns and gloves ● Miscellaneous supplies such as syringes, needles, bandage scissors, and IV fluids (we cannot accept expired supplies).