The Avian Resource and Conservation Institute, (ARC), a not-for-profit organization, is established in order to:
a) maintain a viable gene pool for subspecies of Eclectus parrots through captive breeding and record keeping,
b) assist with conservation projects for eclectus and other birds in Indonesia,
c) maintain an avicultural library,
d) provide information, instruction, and experience for veterinary students, veterinarians, and aviculturists,
e) provide a home for eclectus who need to be re-homed, and
f) conducting any legal activity involved with exotic birds.