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There are many ways that you can help support the Institute for Wildlife Studies, a 501c(3) non-profit organization. Your tax-deductible contribution to the Institute will help us continue our bald eagle and peregrine falcon conservation efforts. Choose to make a secure contribution on-line using PayPal (you do not need to have a PayPal account, unless selecting monthly contributions) or use a convenient mail-in form (PDF, Word). You can add multiple items to a shopping cart to make a single contribution. However, subscription contributions must be made individually. If you do not have a PayPal account, you may contact us (donations@iws.org) if you would like us to manually run monthly contributions.

 

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Membership Levels and Benefits       top
By becoming a Supporting Member* of the Institute for Wildlife Studies you help sustain our efforts to study and restore bald eagles and peregrine falcons on the California Channel Islands. Memberships are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Each new or renewing member will also receive the new bald eagle lunch tote as a special "Thank You" gift.

 

Sponsor (Level I): $35 contribution ($30 tax-deductible) 
You will receive an IWS membership card (good for 1 year from date of enrollment) and an IWS window decal.

Make a Single Contribution of $35

Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $2.92

 
Naturalist (Level II): $50 contribution ($40 tax-deductible)
You will receive the benefits of the previous level, plus a set of 5 IWS notecards.

Make a Single Contribution of $50

Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $4.17

 
Conservation Partner (Level III): $100 contribution ($80 tax-deductible)
You will receive the benefits of the previous levels, plus an embroidered IWS t-shirt (eagle logo on blue t-shirt or Island fox logo on gray t-shirt) or baseball cap.

Make a Single Contribution of $100

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Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $8.34

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Eagle Guardian (Level IV): $250 contribution ($210 tax-deductible) 
Benefits of previous levels, plus an embroidered IWS hooded sweatshirt or long-sleeved t-shirt.

Make a Single Contribution of $250

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Choose Sweatshirt or Long-sleeved Tshirt
Sweatshirt or Long-sleeved T-shirt Size

Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $20.84

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Wildlife Enthusiast (Level V): $500 contribution ($400 tax-deductible) 
Benefits of previous levels, plus an invitation for up to 4 people to spend the day with Dr. Peter Sharpe on your next visit to Catalina Island. Learn about our work with bald eagles, island fox, and other wildlife as you explore the island.

Make a Single Contribution of $500

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Choose Sweatshirt or Long-sleeved Tshirt
Sweatshirt or Long-sleeved T-shirt Size

Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $41.67

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Patron (Level VI): $1000 contribution ($900 tax-deductible)
Benefits of previous levels, plus the opportunity to name an eagle chick.

Make a Single Contribution of $1000

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Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $83.34

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Leadership Circle (Level VII): $2500 contribution($2400 tax-deductible)
Benefits of previous levels, plus enjoy a prepared picnic lunch at a beautiful island vista during your visit with Dr. Sharpe.

Make a Single Contribution of $2500

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Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $208.34

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Benefactor (Level VIII): $5000 contribution ($4900 tax-deductible) 
You will receive a life-time membership that includes the benefits of the previous levels (only one all-day visit to Catalina).

Make a Single Contribution of $5000

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Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $416.67

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* Not a Voting Membership
Adopt A Nest      top
Your tax-deductible contribution to the Institute for Wildlife Studies will help support our research and maintain our live nest cams.
Adopt a Nest (Level I)

$1000 Contribution (fully tax-deductible)

Your nest adoption will help cover the costs of monitoring the nest, banding the eaglet(s), and tracking the birds once they leave the nest. Groups can raise funds to adopt a nest and split the benefits among their members.

What are the benefits of adopting?
- Opportunity to name a chick
- A personalized adoption certificate
- A photo of the chick(s) in the nest at the time of banding (8 weeks old)
- An invitation for up to 4 people to spend the day with Dr. Peter Sharpe on your next visit to Catalina.
- Some nests have live cameras and you can watch your adopted chick(s) grow via the internet
- Gift adoptions include an adoption card announcing your gift.

Make a Single Contribution of $1000

Nest Choice

Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $83.33

Nest Choice

Adopt a Nest (Level II)

$250 Contribution (fully tax-deductible)

Your nest adoption will help cover the costs of monitoring the nest, banding the eaglet(s), and tracking the birds once they leave the nest.

What are the benefits of adopting?
- A personalized adoption certificate
- A photo of the chick(s) in the nest at the time of banding (8 weeks old)
- Some nests have live cameras and you can watch your adopted chick(s) grow via the internet
- Gift adoptions include an adoption card announcing your gift.

Make a Single Contribution of $250

Nest Choice

Make 12 Monthly Contributions of $20.84

Nest Choice

 
Gift Options       top

IWS Hooded Sweatshirt (Your gift for a $50 minimum contribution. $25 value)

Hoodie

 

A comfortable hooded sweatshirt (50% preshrunk cotton/50% polyester) with the IWS eagle logo.

IWS Logo
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IWS Long Sleeve T-Shirt (Your gift for a $40 minimum contribution. $18 value)

Hoodie

 

New long-sleeved t-shirt available with either the IWS Bald Eagle logo on a blue t-shirt or the IWS Island Fox logo on a gray t-shirt. This t-shirt is 90% cotton/10% polyester.

Fox emblemEagle logo

Logo:
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IWS T-Shirt (Your gift for a $35 minimum contribution. $12.50 value)
T-shirt

 

A comfortable 90% cotton/10% polyester t-shirt with the IWS bald eagle or Island fox logo. Available in blue with the eagle logo, or gray with the Island fox logo.

blueFox emblem

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IWS Hat (Your gift for a $30 minimum contribution. $10 value)
new hat

 

An IWS hat with an embroidered bald eagle head on the front and Institute for Wildlife Studies across the back.

 
 
IWS Notecards (set of 5) (Your gift for a $15 minimum contribution. $6 value)

Pimukestrel

PeregrineOspreyHydi

 

A set of 5 blank notecards with images of some of the species IWS has studied: Bald Eagles, American Kestrels, Peregrine Falcons, Osprey, and Golden Eagles.