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

  • Adobe Foundation
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Cisco Systems Foundation
  • Ernst & Young
  • Goldman Sachs Gives
  • HP Corporate Fund
  • HP Inc.
  • Salesforce
  • Service Systems Associates
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Up to $99,999

  • 3Degrees Group, Inc.
  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • Children's Miracle Network/Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Cisco Systems Foundation
  • Deep Dyve, Inc.
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Falcon Trading Company, Inc.
  • FedEx
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Google
  • GourmetFest Carmel, LLC
  • Heidrick & Struggles
  • Integrated Device Technology, Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Macy's
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Monarch Water
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Pebble Beach Company Foundation
  • Safari West, Inc.
  • SAP
  • ScholarShare Investment Board
  • Sequoia Orange Co., Inc.
  • SK Hynix
  • Union Bank
  • Untamed Sandwiches LLC
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Wonderful Company

Business Memberships

$2,500 and above

  • Carmel Development Company
  • Chambers & Chambers
  • Chevron Corporation
  • DeepDyve, Inc.
  • 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
  • The Wharf Marketplace

$500–$2,499

  • Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
  • 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.
  • Bob The Printer
  • Bonafide Properties, Inc.
  • Carmel Insurance Agency
  • The D.L. James House at Searock
  • Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Green Star Produce Marketing, Inc.
  • Greenwood Supply Co LLC
  • Hampton Inn Monterey
  • Holiday Inn Express – Cannery Row
  • Inns by the Sea
  • Kwik'Pak Fisheries LLC
  • MacDuff's Pub
  • The Management Trust
  • Marine Ingredients
  • Mariner Biomedical, Inc.
  • Monterey Bay Boatworks
  • Monterey Peninsula Inns
  • More Wishes Inc.
  • MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt
  • NewGem Foods, LLC
  • Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
  • Pacific Metrics
  • Palace Business Solutions
  • 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.
  • 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 Foundation
  • Anonymous
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Becton Dickinson Foundation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Cisco Systems Foundation
  • Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Genentech
  • General Electric
  • Google
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • IBM
  • Illinois Tool Works Foundation
  • Intel Foundation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • VMWare
  • Walmart

$500–$2,499

  • Applied Materials Foundation
  • Bank of the West
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Matching Gifts Program
  • Boeing
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Constellation Brands
  • CSAA Insurance Group
  • Dolby
  • ExxonMobil
  • Gap Inc.
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • Intuit Inc.
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Lam Research
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Foundation
  • LinkedIn
  • Merck Partnership for Giving
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Netflix
  • Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Inc.
  • NVIDIA Corp.
  • Oracle
  • The Oscar G. & Elsa S. Meyer Family Foundation
  • PayPal
  • Qualcomm
  • Rambus Inc.
  • Salesforce
  • SAP
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation
  • State Farm
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Tesoro
  • Texas Instruments
  • UBS
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Visa Inc.
  • Walt Disney Company Foundation
  • Western Digital
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Workday Inc.
  • Yahoo!

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

$2,500 and above

  • Bernardus Winery
  • Blueprint Studios
  • Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • Carmel Valley Roasting Company
  • Cima Collina
  • Hahn Estates/Smith & Hook Winery
  • Impact Lighting and Design
  • Morgan Winery
  • Ora King
  • Pucci Seafoods
  • San Juan Oaks Golf Club
  • Service Systems Associates
  • Taste Catering and Event Planning
  • Tsar Nicoulai Caviar
  • Wrike

$500–$2,499

  • The Abalone Farm
  • Alfaro Family Vineyards and Winery
  • Alta Palla
  • AQUA TERRA Culinary
  • Artisan
  • Barndiva
  • Basil Seasonal Dining
  • Belgian Pacific Brewing Co.
  • Benziger Family Winery
  • Blanc de Bleu
  • Boylan
  • Bravas Bar de Tapas
  • Carmel Road Winery
  • Clover Stornetta Farms, Inc.
  • Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards
  • De Tierra Vineyard
  • Discretion Brewing
  • Dry Creek Kitchen
  • Estancia Winery
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Frey Vineyards
  • G.P. Wines
  • Golden Bear Drink Company
  • Gruet Winery
  • Guglielmo Winery
  • Hawaii Sea Spirits, LLC
  • Heller Estate Organic Vineyards
  • Hog Island Oyster Company
  • Korbel Champagne Cellars
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Lodi Woodbridge Wine Grape Commission
  • Mateo's Cocina Latina
  • Monterey Bay Seaweeds
  • Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
  • Monte's
  • Noble Vines
  • ONEHOPE Wines
  • Passionfish
  • Passmore Ranch
  • Penny Ice Creamery
  • Peppoli at Pebble Beach
  • Peter B's Brew Pub
  • Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Santa Cruz Fish Co.
  • Scheid Vineyards
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Silk Road Soda Company
  • Single Thread Farms
  • Spoonbar
  • Sterling Caviar
  • Stone Brewing Co.
  • Storrs Winery and Vineyard
  • TCHO Chocolates
  • Ventana Vineyards
  • The Wild Plum Café
  • Wrath Wine