The purposes of the Alabama Paleontological Society are as follows:
(1) To promote cooperation between amateur and professional paleontologists and geologists to their mutual benefit, specifically relating to scientific research and education
(2) To educate the general public in areas of natural history relating to paleontology and geology
(3) To assist in endeavors relating to the preservation and conservation of paleontological sites or specimens.
(4) To engage in any other charitable, benevolent, or civic activities, or any lawful act or activity for which a corporation may be organized under the Act, provided that such act or activity is one permitted by an organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Code and the regulations promulgated thereunder (the Regulations).