American Eagle Foundation is a United States non-profit organization dedicated to bald eagle rehabilitation, recovery, and breeding programs.HistoryIn 1985, Al Louis Cecere founded the American Eagle Foundation. The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to care for, restore and protect the USA’ s living symbol of freedom, the Bald Eagle, and other birds of prey. The AEF is celebrating its 30th year of carrying out its mission through Education, Repopulation, Conservation, & Rehabilitation. Relying solely on private and corporate contributions, it has helped fund and support numerous eagle restoration and protection efforts across the USA.They expanded to offering full-service rehab care and facilities for the eagle. In 1991, the American Eagle Foundation began using permanently disabled eagles in their care for education programs. Since then, they have educated millions of people throughout the United States on conservation of the eagle. Today, the AEF operates the largest eagle breeding and education center in the United States. Working closely with Dolly Parton's Dollywood Company, he has established a multimillion-dollar United States Eagle Center located in Pigeon Forge, TN (operated by the AEF) and has raised over $17 million to fund the eagle cause.ServicesThe American Eagle Foundation is a full-service rehabilitation program specializing in bald eagles but also houses and rehabilitates other birds of prey. They offer rehab and release programs for injured eagles as well as housing and care for permanently disabled birds. Their facilities are located and sponsored by Dollywood and housed on the entertainment park's grounds in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.