A copy of the summary of the latest financial statement, or annual report, and registration filed by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation may be obtained by contacting us at 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940. You may also view copies of our financial statement and annual report on our website. If you are a resident of one of the following states, you may obtain financial information directly from the state agency listed below (the toll-free numbers are for use only within the respective states).


California: The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Most gifts are 100 percent deductible as a charitable contribution under Federal and State income tax laws. Please consult your individual tax advisor to determine how much of your contribution is deductible.

Florida: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll free, 1(800) 435-7352 (800-HELP-FLA). Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Florida Registration # CH17543.

Georgia: A full and fair description of the programs and activities of The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation and its financial statement are available upon request at the address indicated above.

Maryland: Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available for the cost of postage and copies, from the Office of the Secretary of State, Statehouse, Annapolis, MD 21401, 1(800) 825-4510 or 1(410) 974-5534.

Minnesota: The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Most gifts are 100 percent deductible as a charitable contribution under Federal and State income tax laws. Please consult your individual tax advisor to determine how much of your contribution is deductible.

Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1.888.236.6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

New Jersey: Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling 1(973) 504-6215 and is available here. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement.

New York: Department of Law (Office of the Attorney General), Charities Bureau – Registration Section, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1(919) 807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1(800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Rhode Island: The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Most gifts are 100 percent deductible as a charitable contribution under Federal and State income tax laws. Please consult your individual tax advisor to determine how much of your contribution is deductible. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation makes contributions to other organization and shall make available upon request a list of all organizations which have received contributions during the most recently completed fiscal year.

Virginia: State Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, 1(800) 552-9963.

Washington: Charities Program, Office of the Secretary of State, State of Washington, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504-0234, 1(800) 332-4483 or visiting www.sos.wa.gov/charities.

West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.

REGISTRATION WITH ANY OF THESE STATE AGENCIES DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY ANY STATE.