Sponsor a Raptor

Sponsor a Raptor Owl

Sponsoring an ambassador bird is a fun way to support the work of The Raptor Center. Your sponsorship helps feed, house, and provide medical care for our educational raptor ambassadors, who are unable to return to the wild due to a permanent injury.

A sponsor gift can be made in honor of a person or event, or in memory of someone. Follow the quicjk anbd easy steps below to sponsor a raptor today!

  • Click the "Sponsor a raptor" button below to take you to the giving page

  • Click "Make a gift", then "Make your donation"

  • Type the value you wish to donate based on the sponsor levels listed on this page. If you'd like to make the gift in honor or memory of someone, specify on this page. Click "Next"

  • After entering your personal information select the "Add Special Instructions" box and tell us which bird or birds you'd like to sponsor

  • Enter your payment information and click "Make your donation"

Once we process your gift, we will email or mail your certificate and Sponsor a Raptor materials based on your sponsorship level

Sponsor a raptor

For assistance, please email raptor@umn.edu.

Levels of sponsorship

Bird Buddy

Sponsor a Raptor Bird Buddy

Sponsorship amount: $25

Feeds a bald eagle for seven days.

Your sponsorship includes:
An emailed sponsorship certificate.

Become a Bird Buddy

Peregrine Pal

Sponsor a Raptor Peregrine Pal

Sponsorship amount: $50

Provides equipment such as leashes, enrichment toys, hutches and perches for two peregrine falcons.

Your sponsorship includes:
A sponsorship certificate and a photograph of your raptor.

Become a Peregrine Pal

Owl Ally

Sponsor a Raptor Owl Ally

Sponsorship amount: $150

Feeds two owls for one month.

Your sponsorship includes:
A physical certificate and photograph of your raptor, a tour of The Raptor Center for you and three guests, and a private, scheduled visit with the raptor you have sponsored.

Become an Owl Ally 

Raptor Medic

Sponsor a Raptor Raptor Medic

Sponsorship amount: $500

Annual medical exams for two raptors, including radiographs, blood work, and medications.

Your sponsorship includes:
A physical certificate and photograph of your raptor, a tour of The Raptor Center for you and five guests, and a private, scheduled visit with the raptor you have sponsored.

Become a Raptor Medic

Raptor Wingman

Sponsor a Raptor Raptor Wingman

Sponsorship amount: $1000

Training, food, supplements, and individual mew housing for a raptor for 12 months.

Your sponsorship includes:
A physical certificate and photograph of your raptor, a tour of The Raptor Center for you and ten guests, a private, scheduled visit with the raptor you have sponsored, and a chance to watch a training session with the raptor.

Become a Raptor Wingman

The Raptor Center depends on public support for 60% of our annual budget.

Please give today.