As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of our paying guests, members, foundations and the generosity of our donors. Sea the difference you can make by giving through one of the options below. No matter the size, every gift helps further our mission for generations to come.

DONATE

Make Your Mark

The Aquarium serves as a source of wonder, inspiration and learning, offering lasting memories for all who walk through our doors. As we’ve grown through the years, so has our Aquarium family, including you. Make your mark and leave a legacy with opportunities to permanently and prominently display your name within the walls of the Aquarium.

MAKE YOUR MARK

Join a Giving Society

Be a part of our closest circle of supporters and philanthropists by joining the Watershed Society or becoming a Conservation Steward. Receive invites to exclusive programming, events and more by making a philanthropic gift starting from $300 to $10,000+.

GIVING SOCIETIES

Host a Fundraiser

From students holding bake sales and selling lemonade to entire community groups selling crafts and tickets to company events, anyone can host a fundraiser for the Aquarium!

Community Fundraising
Virtual Sea Turtle Visit

Become a Sea Turtle Guardian

Join a community of passionate advocates for sea turtle conservation and gain access to exclusive content and special invitations by becoming a Sea Turtle Guardian.

SEA TURTLE GUARDIAN

Leave a Legacy

Charitable gift planning is a meaningful way to create a legacy of generosity and philanthropy for future generations. With thoughtful preparation, you can continue to make a deep impact on the South Carolina Aquarium and our mission for years to come.

PLANNED GIVING

Join as a Corporate Partner

Enjoy special access and experiences at the Aquarium for your company, employees and clients by becoming a corporate partner. Your philanthropic gift will support one of our city’s foremost cultural and educational institutions.

CORPORATE CIRCLE

Adopt an Animal

Symbolically adopt an Aquarium animal and help us provide our animals with expert care, daily food and vitamins and opportunities for enrichment. Adoption packages are available for numerous animals, and come with specialized content, gifts and more.

Adopt an Animal

Gift Us Supplies

Shop for the sea turtles! Visit our Amazon Wishlist to check out essential supplies and more that enable us to provide world-class care to patients undergoing rehabilitation.

AMAZON WISHLIST
Become a Member

Have Your Gift Matched

Does your employer match charitable contributions? Your gift could go twice as far! Many companies will match charitable donations made by their employees. Check with your human resources department to see if they offer a matching gift program.

The South Carolina Aquarium is a nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Our tax ID number (EIN) is 57-0961897.

Enjoy Aquarium fun all year long.
Sea the difference your donation makes!
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