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.


Business Contributions and Sponsorships

$100,000 and above

  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • HP Corporate Fund
  • Service Systems Associates
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

$2,500–$99,999

  • Children's Miracle Network/Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Google
  • Northrup Grumman Corporation
  • Pacific Coast Companies, Inc.
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • ScholarShare Investment Board
  • Union Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Digital

$500–$2,499

  • 3Degrees Group, Inc.
  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • Carmel Valley Women's Club
  • Edge Research, Inc.
  • San Diego Tropical Fish Society
  • Wonderful Company

Business Memberships

$2,500 and above

  • Carmel Development Company
  • Chambers & Chambers
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • 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
  • Wells Fargo

$500–$2,499

  • All Seas Wholesale, Inc.
  • Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
  • AT&T
  • Bamboo Reef Enterprise Dive Center
  • Bamboo Reef Enterprises
  • Big Creek Lumber Company
  • Blach Construction Co.
  • Carmel Insurance Agency
  • Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
  • The D.L. James House at Searock
  • Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Green Star Produce Marketing, Inc.
  • Hampton Inn Monterey
  • Hampton Inn Santa Cruz
  • Holiday Inn Express – Cannery Row
  • Hyatt Place Santa Cruz
  • Inns by the Sea
  • Kwik'Pak Fisheries LLC
  • MacDuff's Pub
  • The Management Trust
  • Manco Abbott, Inc.
  • Mariner Biomedical, Inc.
  • Martine Inn
  • Monterey Bay Boatworks
  • MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt
  • NewGem Foods, LLC
  • Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
  • Premium Packing, Inc.
  • The Professional Building of Monterey
  • Richard T. Dauphine, MD, Center for the Knee and Shoulder
  • Rutherford & Chekene
  • Salas O'Brien Engineers, Inc.
  • Sea-Kind, Inc.
  • Seven Gables Inn
  • Smile Business Products, Inc.
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott—The Dunes in Monterey
  • Stocker & Allaire, Inc.
  • Struve Financial & Insurance Services
  • System Studies
  • Tenji, Inc.
  • Wild Thyme Deli & Cafe

Matching Gifts

$2,500 and above

  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Anonymous
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Genentech
  • General Electric
  • Google
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • IBM
  • Intel Foundation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NetFlix
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Rossi Family Foundation
  • Salesforce
  • VMWare
  • Walt Disney Company Foundation

$500–$2,499

  • 3M Foundation
  • Amgen
  • Amica Companies Foundation
  • Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
  • Avago
  • Bank of the West
  • Boeing
  • Brocade Communications Systems Inc.
  • Capital Group Companies
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Constellation Brands
  • Dell, Inc.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dodge & Cox
  • Dolby
  • eBay Inc.
  • Gap Inc.
  • Google Employee Giving Week
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • Intuit Inc.
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Lam Research
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • LinkedIn
  • McKesson Foundation
  • Merck Partnership for Giving
  • The Monsanto Fund
  • NVIDIA Corp.
  • Oracle
  • Qualcomm
  • Rambus Inc.
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Synopsys, Inc.
  • Texas Instruments
  • UBS
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Workday Inc.
  • Yahoo!

Special thanks to in-kind contributions made by the following businesses:

$2,500 and above

  • Chalone Vineyard
  • Cima Collina
  • Berlin Food & Lab Equipment Company

$500–$2,499

  • The Abalone Farm
  • Discretion Brewing
  • Estancia Winery
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • Hog Island Oyster Company
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Lodi Woodbridge Wine Grape Commission
  • Morgan Winery
  • Pacific West Water Purification
  • Passmore Ranch
  • Scheid Vineyards
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Sterling Caviar
  • Storrs Winery and Vineyard
  • Tsar Nicolai Caviar
  • TwoXSea
  • Wild Planet Foods, Inc.