Your support makes a difference!
Support from visitors, donors and members make the National Eagle Center possible. As a nonprofit, we rely on your support to sustain our mission of fostering environmental stewardship and education about eagles and the Mississippi River watershed. There are many ways to support the work of the National Eagle Center. Choose the way that works for you!
The National Eagle Center (Eaglewatch, Inc.) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations and memberships to the National Eagle Center are tax deductible and you will receive a tax receipt letter acknowledging your gift.
You can donate online using the form at the right. It’s fast, easy and secure. Online donations to the National Eagle Center are processed through PayPal, but you do not need a Paypal account. We pay a small processing fee for each transaction. If you prefer to donate directly, contact us by phone 651-565-4989 or send a donation by mail to:
National Eagle Center
PO Box 242
50 Pembroke Ave
Wabasha, MN 55981
We offer a variety of membership levels. All our members support the direct care of our eagle ambassadors and allow us to continue to provide engaging environmental education programs for audiences of all ages. Members receive complimentary admission for one year, a subscription to our quarterly newsletter, Wingspan, and a 10% discount in the gift store.
Click here to become a member today!
In-kind donations of items from our wish list are a great way to support the National Eagle Center. The list includes items for eagle enrichment or the direct care of the eagle ambassadors, educational items to enhance our programs, as well as office supplies or tools.
Currently, we are seeking:
- Spool of sisal rope, twisted, 3/8 or 1/2 inch diameter for wrapping eagle perches
- Late model Suburban (or similar)
- Acorn Naturalist Gift Certificates for education props
- Gently used plastic pet carriers/crates – any size (no wire crates)
- Leather conditioner, wax, and waterproofer
We also use an online Wish List which works like a gift registry to list other items we are seeking. If you leave your name and contact information when you purchase an item from the Wish List, we are happy to provide you with a tax receipt for your in-kind donation to the National Eagle Center. Check out the list to see what we need today! See our online wish list at: http://bit.ly/NECwish
Support the Eagles when you shop online!
Corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Executive Director Rolf Thompson to discuss sponsorship of special events or programs at the National Eagle Center.
Stock gifts and Endowments
The National Eagle Center can accept gifts of stock and will supply a tax receipt for your gift. Please contact us if you would like to make a gift by stock transfer.
We also have an endowment fund to provide for the long-term needs and financial stability of the National Eagle Center. If you are interested in making an endowed gift, please contact Executive Director, Rolf Thompson.