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
  • Service Systems Associates
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Up to $99,999

  • 3Degrees Group, Inc.
  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • Anonymous
  • Carmel Valley Women's Club
  • Children's Miracle Network/Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Cypress Ag Consulting
  • DBA Crystal Clear Pictures
  • Edge Research, Inc.
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • The Foggy Lantern
  • Google
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • HGST
  • Mariner Biomedical, Inc.
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Monarch Water
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Pebble Beach Company Foundation
  • Salesforce
  • Service Systems Associates
  • ScholarShare Investment Board
  • Union Bank
  • ViaSat Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Wonderful Company

Business Memberships

$2,500 and above

  • Carmel Development Company
  • Chambers & Chambers
  • DeepDyve, Inc.
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Epicurean Group
  • Finch Montgomery Wright LLP
  • Frank M. Booth, Inc.
  • Granite Construction
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Macy's
  • Nordic Naturals
  • Passionfish
  • Portola Hotel & Spa
  • Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.
  • Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery
  • Wells Fargo

$500–$2,499

  • Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
  • All Seas Wholesale, Inc.
  • Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
  • AT&T
  • Bamboo Reef Enterprise Dive Center
  • Bamboo Reef Enterprises
  • Big Creek Lumber Company
  • Blach Construction Co.
  • Carmel Insurance Agency
  • The D.L. James House at Searock
  • Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • The Fishwife Restaurants
  • Green Star Produce Marketing, Inc.
  • Hampton Inn Monterey
  • Holiday Inn Express – Cannery Row
  • Inns by the Sea
  • Kwik'Pak Fisheries LLC
  • Lakeside Organic Gardens, LLC
  • MacDuff's Pub
  • The Management Trust
  • Marine Ingredients
  • Mariner Biomedical, Inc.
  • Martine Inn
  • Monterey Bay Boatworks
  • Monterey Peninsula Inns
  • More Wishes Inc.
  • MYO Pure Frozen Yogurt
  • NewGem Foods, LLC
  • Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
  • Premium Packing, Inc.
  • The Professional Building of Monterey
  • Richard T. Dauphine, MD, Center for the Knee and Shoulder
  • Rutherford & Chekene
  • Salas O'Brien Engineers, Inc.
  • Seven Gables Inn
  • Smile Business Products, Inc.
  • Stocker & Allaire, Inc.
  • Struve Financial & Insurance Services
  • System Studies
  • Tenji, Inc.
  • 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.
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Genentech
  • General Electric
  • Google
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • IBM
  • Intel Foundation
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NetFlix
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Rossi Family Foundation
  • Salesforce
  • VMWare
  • Walmart

$500–$2,499

  • Avago
  • Bank of the West
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Matching Gifts Program
  • Boeing
  • Brocade Communications Systems Inc.
  • Capital Group Companies
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Constellation Brands
  • CSAA Insurance Group
  • Dolby
  • Gap Inc.
  • Google Employee Giving Week
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Home Depot Foundation
  • HP Inc.
  • Intuit Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Lam Research
  • LinkedIn
  • McKesson Foundation
  • The Monsanto Fund
  • NVIDIA Corp.
  • Oracle
  • Qualcomm
  • Rambus Inc.
  • State Farm
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Synopsys, Inc.
  • Texas Instruments
  • UBS
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Varian Medical Systems Inc.
  • Visa Inc.
  • Walt Disney Company Foundation
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Workday Inc.
  • Yahoo!

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

$2,500 and above

  • Chalone Vineyard
  • Cima Collina
  • Mark A. Cottonaro

$500–$2,499

  • The Abalone Farm
  • Blanc de Bleu
  • Carmel Chamber of Commerce
  • Carmel Valley Roasting Company
  • Discretion Brewing
  • Estancia Winery
  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
  • The Fish Hopper
  • Hog Island Oyster Company
  • InterContinental The Clement Monterey
  • Knox Brewing
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Lodi Woodbridge Wine Grape Commission
  • Morgan Winery
  • Pacific West Water Purification
  • Pucci Seafoods
  • Scheid Vineyards
  • Service Systems Associates
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Sterling Caviar
  • Storrs Winery and Vineyard
  • Teatulia
  • TwoXSea
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Wild Planet Foods, Inc.