Ways to Donate

You Can Give the Ocean a Voice

One of the best and easiest ways you can help protect the natural and cultural resources found in national marine sanctuaries is by making a donation to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization (Tax ID # 94-3370994).

You can make a donation online via GiveDirect by clicking below, by mailing a check, or via text on your cellphone.

National marine sanctuaries embody our nation’s commitment to preserve the American ocean for future generations. With the help of people like you, NMSF engages citizens in conservation by advocating for public policies, fostering scientific research, and supporting educational programs that strengthen these special places.

Learn about some of the major projects that NMSF supports


make an online donation now.

Mail a check to:
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Attn: Allison Alexander, Vice President
8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 510
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Text SEA to 20222 to donate $10 to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.

A one-time donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Donor must be age 18+ and all donations must be authorized by the account holder (e.g. parents). By texting YES, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t. Message & Data Rates may apply. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to short code “20222”; text HELP to “20222” for help.

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Help protect our national marine sanctuaries. Your support helps our mission to enhance national marine sanctuaries in their goal to protect essential U.S. marine areas and to ensure a healthy ocean.

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