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
  • HP Inc.
  • Service Systems Associates
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

$2,500–$99,999

  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • Andronico's Community Markets
  • Anonymous
  • Bloomberg, L.P.
  • Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, A Program of Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Golden State Cider
  • Google
  • Macy's
  • The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Pacific Coast Companies, Inc.
  • Pebble Beach Company Foundation
  • Resources Law Group, LLP
  • Rock the Ocean Foundation, Inc.
  • ScholarShare Investment Board
  • MUFG Union Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Digital

$500–$2,499

  • Cypress Ag Consulting
  • Sacramento Zoo
  • San Diego Tropical Fish Society
  • Salesforce
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
  • Wonderful Company

Business Memberships

$2,500 and above

  • Carmel Development Company
  • Chambers & Chambers
  • Dignity Health
  • Finch Montgomery Wright PC
  • Frank M. Booth, Inc.
  • Granite Construction
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Nordic Naturals
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, In memory of Thomas Chaffin
  • Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.
  • Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery

$500–$2,499

  • All Seas Wholesale, Inc.
  • Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
  • AT&T
  • Big Creek Lumber Company
  • Blach Construction Co.
  • Business, Energy, and Election Law PC
  • Carmel Insurance Agency
  • Comfort Inn Santa Cruz
  • The D.L. James House at Searock
  • Employnet
  • Epicurean Group
  • Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Gianni's Pizza
  • 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
  • MediaLocate, Inc.
  • Monterey Bay Boatworks
  • MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt
  • NetApp, Inc.
  • Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
  • Premium Packing, Inc.
  • Richard T. Dauphiné, 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.
  • Tensyl Security
  • We Are California Grown
  • Wild Thyme Deli & Cafe

Matching Gifts

$2,500 and above

  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Anonymous
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • eBay Inc.
  • Genentech
  • Google
  • HP Corporate Fund
  • IBM
  • Intel Foundation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lam Research
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Netflix
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Salesforce
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Visa, Inc.
  • VMWare
  • Walt Disney Company Foundation

$500–$2,499

  • 3M Foundation
  • AAA
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Alexion
  • Amgen
  • Amica Companies Foundation
  • Avago
  • Bank of the West
  • Boeing
  • Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Dell, Inc.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dodge & Cox
  • Dolby
  • Driscoll's
  • Dropbox
  • Electronic Arts Outreach
  • Esurance Insurance Services, Inc.
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Google Employee Giving Week
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • HSBC
  • Intuit Inc.
  • Juniper Networks
  • Keysight Technologies
  • KLA-Tencor Foundation
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • LinkedIn
  • McKesson Foundation
  • The Monsanto Fund
  • PayPal
  • Qualcomm
  • State Farm
  • Swinerton Builders
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Synopsys, Inc.
  • Texas Instruments
  • MUFG Union Bank Foundation
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Volkswagon Group of America, Inc.
  • Workday Inc.

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

$2,500 and above

  • Bernardus Winery
  • Cima Collina
  • Hemlock
  • Princess Monterey Whale Watching
  • Service Systems Associates

$500–$2,499

  • The Abalone Farm
  • Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • DeTierra Vineyard
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • Hallcrest Vineyards
  • Hog Island Oyster Company
  • Humboldt Distillery
  • Korbel Champagne Cellars
  • McIntyre Vineyards
  • Morgan Winery
  • Pacific West Water Purification
  • Scheid Vineyards
  • Seismic Brewing
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Windy Oaks Winery