Through their annual commitment to the Center, dedicated members provide vital support for our avian medical clinic, educational programs, and research, making the Center the premier avian organization of its kind in the nation.


All membership gifts include:

  • Complimentary passes to the Center (specified by Membership level);
  • Subscription to special e-news alerts;
  • Exclusive invitations to lectures, activities, and events;
  • 20% discount on merchandise and special programs; and
  • A window decal.


Membership Levels

$50+  Day Admission for 2

$75+  Annual Admission for 1

$100+  Annual Admission for 2

$150+  Annual Family/Grandparents Admission (2 adults and all minor children)

$250+  Annual Family Admission (2 adults and up to 4 minor children) + 1 guest

$500+  Annual Family Admission (2 adults and up to 4 minor children) + 2 guests

Wingswood Society

Wingswood Society members are our most engaged supporters and the leading advocates of the educational, scientific and conservation mission of the Center for Birds of Prey. Their generous support is in the tradition of naturalists that came before and a testament to the ethic of conservation that will preserve the quality of life for generations to follow.


$1,000+ Supporting Member

  • Annual Family Admission + 2 guests
  • Invitations to annual Wingswood Society events
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes tours
  • Unparalleled access to the organization, its staff and birds


$2,500+ Conserving Member

  • Privileges listed in previous categories plus:
  • “Your Day” at the Center – bring up to 20 guests during regular business hours
  • Admission for 4 guests to exclusive Wingswood Society events
  • 2 tickets to our fall gala


$5,000+ Leadership Member

  • Privileges listed in previous categories plus:
  • Admission for 10 guests to exclusive Wingswood Society events
  • Private program for a group of your choosing


$10,000+ Legacy Member

  • Privileges listed in previous categories plus:
  • Private raptor release
  • 4 tickets to our fall gala


Matching Gifts

Your company may provide matching opportunities for your gift. You can double the impact of your gift by asking your company if they participate in a matching gift program. Our office is happy to assist you with these inquiries if you contact us at 843-971-7474 or at You may also check a database of matching gift companies hosted by Blackbaud.


Tribute Gifts

Gifts to the Center provide a special way to honor or remember the legacy of friends and family members. Donors may choose to make their gift in honor or in memory of an individual or group of their choosing. When making these tribute gifts, please provide the appropriate contact information for the individual you are recognizing. An acknowledgement letter will be sent to the individual you name notifying them of your thoughtful gift. Please note that tribute gifts do not qualify for gift memberships.


Gift Memberships

If your donation is a Gift Membership, please be sure to provide your contact information as well as the contact information of the person for whom you are purchasing the membership. Gift Memberships are a special way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays.


For tax purposes, the Center requests that any donors wishing to opt out of membership benefits notify the Center at the time of the contribution.

If you would like additional information about Membership opportunities at the Center, please call our office at 843-971-7474 or email us at


For your convenience, you can also print a Membership Form and return it by mail to:

Avian Conservation Center

P. O. Box 1247

Charleston, SC 29402