Your donor benefits

Invest in the future of ocean conservation.

If you are considering a donation of $300 or more, become a Friend of the Aquarium or Aquarium Ambassador today and be a vital part of bringing our mission, Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, to its fullest potential. Donor club members enjoy access to special opportunities and experiences that allow you to see your contribution at work.


Friends of the Aquarium


Aquarium Family Plus membership benefits, plus one extra guest pass (two total) and recognition in the Aquarium’s annual report.

Contributor Plus—$500

Contributor benefits, plus invitations to group behind-the-scenes experiences online and in person.

Salish Sea Steward—$1,000

Contributor Plus benefits, plus a personal behind-the-scenes tour of the Aquarium, invitation to a guided beach naturalist outing and one extra guest pass (three total).

Salish Sea Steward Plus—$2,500

Salish Sea Steward benefits, plus a behind-the-scenes animal care experience.

Aquarium Ambassador


Salish Sea Steward Plus benefits, plus an animal meal preparation experience, a gift family membership to give to another family or donate to a nonprofit or school auction, and one extra guest pass (four total).

Ambassador Plus—$10,000

Ambassador benefits plus an invitation to a conservation conversation with the president/CEO of the Aquarium and a seal of approval behind-the-scenes experience.

President's Circle—$25,000 & up

Customized benefits and invitations depending on your personal interests.

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Tax deductibility

The Seattle Aquarium is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization registered under EIN #91-1189249. Contact our Annual Fund Officer at (206) 693-6236 with any questions.

All donor benefits are fully tax deductible.

The Seattle Aquarium has adopted and complies with the Donor Bill of Rights