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The Center for Great Apes

The Center for Great Apes is a 501(c)(3) accredited organization

The Center for Great Apes' mission is to provide a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been rescued or retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or from the exotic pet trade.

We Need You


The Center for Great Apes provides an opportunity for volunteers, interns, and professionals seeking a meaningful, intimate experience where even the smallest of efforts makes all the difference to the sanctuary and residents.

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We need your help! PayPal is a hassle-free way to give instantly to Center for Great Apes. 

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Adopt An Ape

It costs $20,000 a year to care for one of our apes. By symbolically adopting the ape of your choice for a one-time donation of $300 OR just $25 a month for one year, you are helping ensure the health, safety, and well-being of your orangutan or chimpanzee.

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Center for Orangutan and Chimpanzee Conservation, Inc. dba Center for Great Apes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, FEID 65-0444725.

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