How to Help


Become a member today and join thousands of Purple Martin enthusiasts working together to ensure the future of Purple Martins. 

With your membership you will receive:

  • 4 issues of our full-color quarterly magazine, The Purple Martin Update
  • Discounts on all items in our Martin Market Place®
  • Opportunities to join in our Citizen-Science projects and access to the results of research projects and studies



With your support, the PMCA is able to continue to providing educational information, assisting landlords, conducting scientific research, and building the community to keep Purple Martin populations strong.  Your support truly makes a difference in the future of Purple Martins. Make a Donation


Host Purple Martins

One of the most enjoyable ways to help is to host Purple Martins in your own backyard!  Purple Martins are loved for their social chatter and entertaining flight.  Click here for more information on how to get started with Purple Martins.


Manage a Colony Site

If your backyard is not suitable for Purple Martins, there are still many ways to be active in the Purple Martin community.  Do you know of a nearby school, park, public gardens or senior living facility that has an ideal location for a colony?  Offer your knowledge and passion for martins by volunteering to manage a public martin colony.



When you purchase through our store, The Martin Market Place®, you are supporting a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the future of Purple Martins.


Shop at Amazon

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to The Purple Martin Conservation Association. Bookmark the link and support us every time you shop.


Volunteer & Educate

Become a Purple Martin Mentor, educate others about martins, or volunteer your time and knowledge at a public martin colony.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the PMCA please click here for more information.


Donate Your Old Vehicle for a Good Cause

 Vehicle Donation