The Sanctuary is CLOSED Saturday, April 9th
We are closed for our annual gala and fundraiser, Fete du Feather.
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World Bird Sanctuary's

Fete du Feather

World Bird Sanctuary’s Fete du Feather is an annual fundraising gala and auction, held in early spring. The night includes our avian ambassadors greeting guests for a cocktail hour, followed by a formal dinner and program.

Each year features a different bird-centric theme, and focuses on one or more of our three pillars:  Rehabilitation, Conservation, Education.

World Bird Sanctuary presents three awards during this event:

The Michael Cooke Award
Celebrates the group, individual or family who has most notably helped raise up and develop support for World Bird Sanctuary through community involvement; community meaning either geographic or mission-oriented.

The Marlin Perkins Award 
Honors the group, individual, or family that best exemplified the spirit of environmental dedication through the support of World Bird Sanctuary’s mission within the past year.

The Walter C. Crawford Jr. Legacy Award 
Recognizes the group, individual, or family that best personifies the spirit of Walter C. Crawford Jr. through a sustained demonstration of one or more of the following:

• A clear and dedicated passion for birds and their plight
• The contribution of time, funding, or labor to the conservation of birds and their habitats.
• The conservation of land for bird habitat
• Carrying the torch of World Bird Sanctuary’s mission through a lifestyle of conservation, advocacy, and education.

Income is raised during this event via the following efforts:

• Sponsorships
• Tickets ($150 seat)
• Tables ($1200 table)
• Per-Event donations 
(in lieu of attendance) 
• Silent Auction
• Fund-A-Need
• 50/50
• Golden Egg
• Booze Barrow
• Parrot Donations
• Grab Bags

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor – $10,000

• 3 VIP tables of 10 with premier placement.
• Sponsorship of the cocktail reception 
• Recognition from the podium at the event.
• Company logo displayed on event invitation, program, signage, and presentation.
• Company logo on World Bird Sanctuary’s website for one year.
• Spotlight story in one issue of World Bird Sanctuary’s newsletter.
• Recognition on World Bird Sanctuary’s social media.
• A full-page, color ad in the Fete Du Feather event program.

Gold Sponsor – $7,500

• 2 VIP tables of 10 with premier placement.
• 6 tickets to the VIP Cocktail reception.
• Co-sponsorship of the Bird Encounter photo opportunity during event.
• 5 tickets to take a VIP, behind-the-scenes tour of World Bird Sanctuary.
• Recognition from the podium at the event.
• Company logo displayed on event invitation, program, signage, and presentation.
• Company logo on World Bird Sanctuary ‘s website for one year.
• Recognition on World Bird Sanctuary’s social media.
• A half-page, color ad in the Fete Du Feather event program.
• Inclusion in all Fete Du Feather press releases.

Silver Sponsor – $5,000

• 1 VIP table of 10.
• Co-sponsorship of the gala’s live entertainment.
• Recognition from the podium at the event.
• Company logo displayed on event invitation, program, signage, and presentation.
• Company logo on World Bird Sanctuary’s website for one year.
• Recognition on World Bird Sanctuary’s social media.
• A quarter-page, color ad in the event program.

Bronze Sponsor – $2,500

• 1 table of 10.
• Recognition from the podium at the event.
• Company logo included on event invitation, program, signage, and presentation.
• Company logo on World Bird Sanctuary’s website for one year.
• A quarter-page, black & white ad in the event program.

Copper Sponsor – $1,500

• 6 tickets to the event.
• Company name included on event invitation, program, signage, and presentation.

The Sanctuary is CLOSED Saturday, April 9th
We are closed for our annual gala and fundraiser, Fete du Feather.
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