More About Giving - Oceana USA

More About Giving

There are many ways to give to Oceana. Learn more about all the ways you can support our efforts to protect the oceans.

Become an Oceana Member

Members of Oceana play an important role in the environmental community. By choosing to support Oceana, they show a commitment to creating a brighter future for our world. From single-time donors to monthly supporters, our members know that their donations are helping Oceana work toward cleaner oceans.

Give today and fight for the health of our oceans and the future of our planet!

For a donation of $35 or more you will receive Oceana, our colorful and informative newsletter. Each issue contains news on our campaigns, provides alerts to new and growing ocean problems, gives the latest information on legislation related to Oceana issues and offers savory recipes for a healthy diet and a healthy planet.

Corporate Support

Oceana welcomes corporate and business donors to provide support in either monetary or in-kind donations of goods and services. As a corporate donor, your corporation (or corporation’s foundation) can sponsor programs, events and activities that align with your philanthropic priorities and social goals to meet strategic branding and visibility needs.

Benefits include:

  • Branding (and co-branding) opportunities
  • National, regional and local exposure in target markets
  • Wider internal and external recognition by employees and customers
  • Increased employee morale
  • Increased customer loyalty

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our current corporate donors:

  • Nautica 
  • Burgess Yachts
  • Christie’s
  • Suja Juice
  • Outside Go  
  • West Elm
  • Outside Television
  • Discovery Communications
  • NBC Studios 
  • Armani 
  • South Coast Plaza
  • Mantazas Creek Winery
  • LA Confidential
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Chandon
  • Ketel One
  • Nolet Spirits USA
  • Omidyar Network Fund, Inc. 
  • Fullerton Aquatic Sports Team, Inc
  • Connecticut College
  • Bank of America
  • The Medical Center Aurora
  • Holy Redeemer Catholic School


Oceana invites corporations who share our values to help protect and restore the world’s oceans by participating in our corporate donor program. If you are interested in becoming a corporate donor, please contact us at 202.833.3900 or


Gifts of Appreciated Stock

Maximize your contribution and minimize the cost to you with a gift of stock. You can take an income tax deduction for the full market value and avoid capital gains taxes.


Workplace Giving

An easy and effective way to support Oceana is by giving at your workplace.

EarthShare represents Oceana and dozens of other charities in workplace giving payroll contribution campaigns across the country. Here’s how it works: Through EarthShare, you can contribute a small amount from each paycheck to help support Oceana’s important work to save the oceans.

To learn more about how your employer can host a campaign or how EarthShare can be added to an existing campaign, please contact EarthShare by visiting EarthShare also offers green tips and resources to help with CSR and greening business.

Matching Gifts

In addition, some companies are involved in matching gift programs. Ask your workplace if they participate in these programs and help facilitate the donation of additional funds to protect and restore the oceans.

All contributions to Oceana are tax deductible. Oceana is a 501 (c) (3) organization as designated by the Internal Revenue Service.