Giving the gift of stock to the Aquarium is easy and there are some key advantages. When you give appreciated securities, you may receive an immediate tax deduction and savings on capital gains taxes.

Please notify us of your intention to transfer stock and we will let you know as soon as it is received.

To transfer stock by DTC wire directly to the Aquarium, give your stockbroker the information found in our Gift of Stock guide (PDF).


The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 94-2487469). Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. You'll receive an acknowledgment stating the value of any tangible benefits received.