Direct Support

How to support:

To make a donation directly to the Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch online through PayPal, we have made it easy for you. Please click the button below. Thank you for your support!

Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch (MSRW) is recognized as a charitable foundation under paragraph 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. 

EIN #83-1936124

Budget and other background materials available upon request.

NOTE:  A donation of $35 or more will obtain an annual membership for an individual.


Another way to support the Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch is through the Amazon purchases you’re likely making already. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch (MSRW).

Click on the AmazonSmile logo below, follow the simple prompts to select MSRW as your charity, and many of your purchases can provide support to us automatically, without changing your buying habits.

The Kathy Bricker Scholarship Fund was created to honor Kathy Bricker — one of MSRW’s original founders. The fund is intended to provide financial support to  students of all ages studying, working with, or engaging in any sort of scholarly activities associated with Raptors in Northern Michigan.

If you would like to mail your donation directly to us, please print and fill out the donation form found below and send with your form of payment to our treasurer. Checks can be made payable to Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch.

Catherine Freebairn | Treasurer