The mission of the Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean. Our work to understand and protect the global ocean and inspire generations of ocean stewards is only made possible by generous support from individuals, foundations and corporations.


Monterey Bay Aquarium Annual Review Cover

Highlights of our work in 2018 include our new Bechtel Family Center for Ocean Education and Leadership inspiring the next generation of ocean leaders, bringing ocean issues to the Global Climate Action Summit, committing to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2025, partnering with Red Lobster and advising top international seafood producers to advance global seafood sustainability, and unravelling longstanding mysteries about the White Shark Café. Our Annual Review has stories about those accomplishments and more.

View the 2018 Annual Review

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation is a 501(c)(3) California not-for-profit corporation.