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

  • Andronico's Community Markets
  • Anonymous
  • Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, A Program of Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Golden State Cider
  • Google
  • Macy's
  • The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • MUFG Union Bank
  • Pebble Beach Company Foundation
  • Rock the Ocean Foundation, Inc.
  • ScholarShare Investment Board
  • Trinity Fruit Company, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Digital

$500–$2,499

  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • California Fish Grill
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Sacramento Zoo
  • Salesforce
  • Wonderful Company

Business Memberships

$2,500 and above

  • Agilent Technologies
  • Carmel Development Company
  • Chambers & Chambers
  • Finch Montgomery Wright PC
  • Frank M. Booth, Inc.
  • Granite Construction
  • Hub Strategy & Communication
  • 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
  • Trinity Packing Company, Inc.

$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
  • Epicurean Group
  • Eric Miller Architects
  • 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
  • MacDuff's Pub
  • Manco Abbott, Inc.
  • Marilee Designs
  • Martine Inn
  • MediaLocate, Inc.
  • Monterey Bay Boatworks
  • 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
  • Sierra Instruments, Inc.
  • Smile Business Products, Inc.
  • 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

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Genentech
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Intel Foundation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Netflix
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Salesforce
  • Texas Instruments
  • Visa, Inc.
  • VMWare
  • Walt Disney Company Foundation

$500–$2,499

  • 3M Foundation
  • AAA
  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • American Express Foundation
  • Amgen
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Boeing
  • Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Delta Dental
  • Dolby
  • Dropbox
  • eBay Inc.
  • General Electric
  • General Mills
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • Illinois Tool Works Foundation
  • Juniper Networks
  • Keysight Technologies
  • KLA-Tencor Foundation
  • Lam Research
  • LinkedIn
  • Merck Partnership for Giving
  • The Monsanto Fund
  • MUFG Union Bank Foundation
  • PayPal
  • Prudential Foundation
  • Qualcomm
  • Schneider Electric North America Foundation
  • State Farm
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Synopsys, Inc.
  • Trip Advisor
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Workday Inc.

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

$2,500 and above

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

$500–$2,499

  • Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • CCM&E Destination Services
  • DeTierra Vineyard
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • Hallcrest Vineyards
  • Hog Island Oyster Company
  • Humboldt Distillery
  • Korbel Champagne Cellars
  • McIntyre Vineyards
  • Morgan Winery
  • Scheid Vineyards
  • Seismic Brewing
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Whole Foods
  • Windy Oaks Winery