Businesses are vital partners in our endeavors. Their contributions help make possible free Aquarium visits for over 80,000 schoolchildren each year, as well as our innovative education programs, new and compelling exhibits and critical conservation research.


Major Gifts

$100,000 and above

  • Adobe Foundation
  • Cisco Systems Foundation
  • Ernst & Young
  • Goldman Sachs Gives
  • HP Corporate Fund
  • HP Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • Lenovo Next Generation Hope Fund of the Triangle Community Foundation
  • Salesforce
  • Service Systems Associates

Business Contributors

  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Chemistry Club
  • FedEx
  • Genentech
  • Heidrick & Struggles
  • Holman Ranch, LLC
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Pebble Beach Company Foundation
  • SAP
  • Sequoia Orange Co., Inc.
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • SK Hynix
  • Union Bank
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo

Event Sponsorships & Cause-Related Marketing

  • Children's Miracle Network/Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Google
  • The Hess Collection
  • Macy's
  • ScholarShare
  • Union Bank

Business Memberships

$2,500 and above

  • Carmel Development Company
  • Chambers & Chambers
  • Chevron Corporation
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • EHDD
  • Epicurean Group
  • Finch Montgomery Wright LLP
  • Frank M. Booth, Inc.
  • Granite Construction
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Macy's
  • Nordic Naturals
  • Passionfish
  • Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.
  • Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery
  • The Wharf Marketplace

$500–$2,499

  • Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
  • All Seas Wholesale, Inc.
  • Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
  • AT&T
  • Bamboo Reef Enterprises
  • Big Creek Lumber Company
  • Blach Construction Co.
  • Bob The Printer
  • Bonafide Properties, Inc.
  • Carmel Insurance Agency
  • Chemistry Club
  • Cypress Ag Consulting
  • The D.L. James House at Searock
  • Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • Family inHome Caregiving, Inc.
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Green Star Produce Marketing, Inc.
  • Holiday Inn Express – Cannery Row
  • Inns by the Sea
  • Kwik'Pak Fisheries LLC
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites
  • MacDuff's Pub
  • Marine Ingredients
  • Monarch Water
  • Monterey Bay Boatworks
  • Monterey Peninsula Inns
  • MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt
  • NewGem Foods, LLC
  • Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
  • Pacific Metrics
  • Premium Packing, Inc.
  • Richard T. Dauphine, MD, Center for the Knee and Shoulder
  • Rutherford & Chekene
  • Salas O'Brien Engineers, Inc.
  • Seacliff 76
  • Seven Gables Inn
  • Smile Business Products, Inc.
  • Stocker & Allaire, Inc.
  • Struve Financial & Insurance Services
  • System Studies
  • Tenji, Inc.
  • Verlasso
  • Wasabe Beverages Inc.
  • Wild Thyme Deli & Cafe

Matching Gifts

$2,500 and above

  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Anonymous
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Becton Dickinson Foundation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Genentech
  • General Electric
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Rossi Family Foundation
  • Visa Inc.
  • VMWare
  • Walmart

$500–$2,499

  • 3M Foundation
  • Aetna
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Alliance Bernstein
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • American Express
  • Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
  • Amgen
  • Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc.
  • Applied Materials Foundation
  • Autodesk Inc.
  • Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • BlackRock
  • Boeing
  • The Clorox Company
  • ConAgra Foods, Inc.
  • Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
  • Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc.
  • DST Systems, Inc.
  • E*Trade
  • ebay Inc.
  • Electronic Arts Outreach
  • Equinix, Inc.
  • Ericsson Inc.
  • Expedia
  • Experian
  • ExxonMobil
  • Gallo Winery
  • Gap Inc.
  • Gartner
  • General Mills
  • Getty Images Inc.
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • HGST
  • Home Depot
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Intel Corporation
  • Intuit Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Keysight Technologies
  • KT Foundation
  • Lam Research
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • LinkedIn
  • McAfee
  • McKesson
  • Mentor Graphics Foundation
  • Merck Partnership for Giving
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • The Monsanto Fund
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Neon Liberty Capital Management, LLC
  • Network for Good
  • Norfolk Southern Foundation
  • Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Inc.
  • NVIDIA Corp.
  • Oracle
  • The Oscar G. & Elsa S. Meyer Family Foundation
  • Pfizer
  • The Pitney Bowes Foundation
  • The Progressive Insurance Foundation
  • Qualcomm
  • Rambus Inc.
  • Salesforce.com
  • SanDisk
  • Sempra Energy
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Synopsys, Inc.
  • Texas Instruments
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • TransUnion, LLC
  • Turner Designs
  • UBS
  • Union Bank
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Verizon
  • Walt Disney Company
  • Waters Corporation
  • Western Digital
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Workday Inc.
  • Yahoo!

In-Kind Contributions

$2,500 and above

  • A Taste of Elegance Catering & Events
  • Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers
  • All Cruise Travel
  • Aqua Terra
  • Bernardus Winery
  • Big Sur River Inn
  • CCM&E
  • Clover Stornetta Farms, Inc.
  • CordeValle Resort
  • De Tierra Vineyard
  • Driscoll's
  • Esalen Institute
  • The Fish Hopper
  • GreenLeaf
  • The Hess Collection
  • IHeart Radio
  • II Fornaio
  • J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
  • Lionsgate Entertainment
  • Monterey County Herald
  • Monterey County Weekly
  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
  • Monte's
  • NBC Bay Area
  • Neal Family Vineyards
  • Ocean's Halo Seaweed Chips
  • Parcel 104
  • Peet's Coffee & Tea
  • Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Post Ranch Inn
  • Pucci Seafoods
  • Royal Hawaiian Seafood
  • Schied Vineyards
  • Service Systems Associates
  • The Whole Beast
  • Tasr Nicoulai Caviar
  • Verlasso
  • Wrath Wines

$500–$2,499

  • Alfaro Family Vineyards and Winery
  • Artisan
  • Barndiva
  • Barra of Mendocino
  • Baum & Blume
  • Belgian Pacific Brewing Co.
  • Bernardus Lodge
  • Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant
  • Boardwalk Sub Shop
  • Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • Bravas Bar de Tapas
  • Cannery Row Brewing Co.
  • Carmel Road Winery
  • Carmel Valley Ranch
  • Cascade Aqua Farms
  • Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards
  • Doc Ricketts
  • Domenico's on the Wharf
  • Dry Creek Kitchen
  • Earthbound Farm
  • Elizabeth Rose of Bonded Winery #9 Portfolio
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Estancia Winery
  • Fernwood Cellars
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Frey Vineyards
  • The Gables Wine Country Inn
  • G.P. Wines
  • Gruet Winery
  • Gullo Specialty Foods
  • Hahn Estates/Smith & Hook Winery
  • Happy Girl Kitchen Co.
  • Heitz Wine Cellar
  • Honig Vineyard and Winery
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Kathryn Kennedy Winery
  • KWAV
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • The Lodge at Pebble Beach
  • Lula Lund's Chocolates, LLC
  • Mateo's Cocina Latina
  • McIntyre Vineyards
  • Monterey Marriott
  • Monterey Peninsula Country Club
  • Morgan Winery
  • Mt. Lassen Trout Farms
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Niman Ranch
  • Noble Vines
  • One Market Restaurant
  • Ora King
  • Paraiso Vineyards
  • Patagonia
  • Penny Ice Creamery
  • Peppoli at Pebble Beach
  • Porters in the Forest Poppy Hills
  • Providence
  • Restaurant 1833
  • San Francisco Zoological Society
  • Santa Lucia Preserve
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Single Thread Farms
  • SIP Certified Sustainable Wines
  • Spoonbar
  • Storrs Winery and Vineyard
  • Sunrise Capital
  • Talbott Vineyards
  • Tarpy's
  • Tataki Sushi and Sake Bar
  • Teatulia
  • The Tuna Store
  • Urban Farmer Retaurant