Types of Giving

Adopt A Bat Today!

Bat Buds

BCI's Adopt-a-bat program offers a fun way to introduce the young and the young-at-heart to the world of bats.
  • When you adopt a bat, you will receive:
  • a plush stuffed bat toy!
  • an official adoption certificate
  • complete species profile information for the bat of your choice
  • Your support helps BCI preserve and protect bats around the world!

Special Offer:

for only $25 more (total of $55), you can adopt any one of the below bats plus become a BCI member!
(new memberships only, please)
A one-year membership includes:
  • - subscription to BCI's BATS magazine
  • - subscription to BCI's e-newsletter
  • - Invites to Bracken Cave for you and three guests
  • - the knowledge that you are furthering the conservation of bats!
  • - Annual Memberships expire in February of each year. For Frequently asked membership questions, go here.
Please note:
  • - Each adoption is only $30 per bat.
  • - Approximate wing size: 12 inches
  • - Plush toy not suitable for children under 3 years of age.
  • - Bat adoption is symbolic. You will not receive a live bat.

Available Plush Toys!

Florida Bonneted Bat
Bechstein's bat
Mexican Freetail bat
Sulawesi bat

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Where does my contribution go?

When you contribute to Bat Conservation International, you help fund:
  • - Research to combat White-nose Syndrome and help decimated bat populations recover from this devastating disease
  • - Focused research and conservation efforts to minimize bat fatalities at wind-energy sites
  • - Education projects to correct the myths and misinformation that produce senseless violence against these wonderfully beneficial animals
  • - Protection of caves and abandoned mines that provide essential homes for bats, and the conservation of key forest habitats worldwide
  • - And many other critical bat-conservation initiatives around the world
Tax Deduction Statement:
  • Under U.S.A. Internal Revenue Service guidelines, the estimated value of the benefits you receive by becoming a BCI member, including BATS magazine, is not considered substantial; therefore, the full amount of your payment is a deductible contribution.

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Our mission is to conserve the world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.

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