Selected Charities

Each year, the CPC selects one or more charities to be the recipient(s) of the conference proceedings.  Since 2005, the conference has donated over $60,000 to the various selected charities!

Photo courtesy of M. Stafford

Photo courtesy of M. Stafford



This year the conference is focused on parrot conservation and the proceeds will be donated to one of Parrots International's supported programmes, namely the Lear's Macaw Corn Subsidy Project in Eastern Brazil.


Past Charities

The Gabriel Foundation

A parrot welfare organization provides for the complete physical, psychological and environmental well being of the parrots in the it’s care. Through the education of the public, proper legal documentation, extensive support services, and constant follow-up procedures, a parrot welfare organization insures that whether the parrots remain in a sanctuary, in rehabilitation, or are placed […]

Parrots International

Parrots International is an all-volunteer organization. Our Board of Directors involves a diverse team of individuals with a wide range of talents, experiences, knowledge and education. The team is dedicated to the conservation of endangered parrot species and improving the welfare of both companion parrots and parrots in the wild. We are committed to remaining non-partisan, […]

The Alex Foundation

The goal of The Alex Foundation is to support research that will expand the base of knowledge establishing the cognitive and communicative abilities of parrots as intelligent beings.These findings will be used to encourage the responsible ownership of parrots, conservation and preservation of parrots in the wild, and veterinary research into the psychological diseases and […]

Word Parrot Trust

As a leader in parrot conservation and welfare, the World Parrot Trust works with parrot enthusiasts, researchers, local communities and government leaders to encourage effective solutions that protect parrots.They focus on: Conducting and supporting field conservation projects, Working to eliminate the international trade in wild caught parrots and; Increasing awareness of the plight of parrots, […]

Loro Parque

The Loro Parque Fundación (LPF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation legally registered with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Government of Spain since 1994. It operates on an international basis to promote the conservation of parrots and their habitats.

The American Federation of Aviculture (AFA)

The American Federation of Aviculture (AFA) is a nonprofit national organization established in 1974, whose purpose is to represent all aspects of aviculture and to educate the public about keeping and breeding birds in captivity.