As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, we rely on the support of the public to help us in our mission of preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education, research, and quality animal care.

All donations to the AWCC are tax-deductible.  Our tax ID # is 92-0170600.

Fund Allocations

Unless AWCC has an active campaign to raise funds in any amount for a specific project, donations between $1 and $4999 will be general unrestricted donations which AWCC will use for operations, including animal food, veterinary care, animal enrichment, educational materials, student field trips, occupancy and other expenses.

Donations of $5000 or more may be restricted to a particular project.  Please contact the Executive Director if you would like to contribute to a particular project.  For more information, please email

A Legacy Donation

You may continue your support of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center by leaving a gift through your estate. A planned gift is as simple as naming the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in your will or designating AWCC as a beneficiary of your insurance policy. Simply state the amount you would like to leave to AWCC. Our mailing address is PO Box 949, Girdwood Alaska 99587. Our physical address is 43520 Seward Highway, Girdwood, AK 99587.  EIN 92-0170600. We are a tax exempt organization under IRS Section 501(c)3.

Discover the WILD of Alaska and come meet the locals! Walk on the Wild Side Tours are available year-round and include an animal encounter. Summer Moose Encounters & Bear Encounters are available for online booking. Book early to ensure your spot!