We believe in the power of ocean literacy and stewardship to change how humanity sees the ocean. We support opportunities for students and adults to personally experience their local waterways or gain a new perspective of the sea through powerful storytelling. Our goal is to shift how we treat the ocean – from a resource we exploit to a respected, essential ecosystem.
Our grant giving program includes outreach and education initiatives for any age group focused on improving our knowledge and treatment of the ocean. We prioritize youth-led initiatives, citizen science, and experiential education. We are interested in funding programs specializing in increased stewardship, access, and ocean literacy within historically under-resourced communities. We support a limited amount of ocean-focused investigative journalism and storytelling. We do not support curriculum development or general funding for educational programming.