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Whale Trust Maui is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We rely on the generosity and support of our donors, sponsors and volunteers to accomplish our mission. As a contributor to Whale Trust Maui, you will help us conduct and communicate our research to an increasingly curious public and scientific community.

There are many ways to support Whale Trust Maui’s mission to promote whale research and education. Browse through our funds and WT Cropped Logodifferent options for giving and choose the method that’s best for you.

Types of Funds

Whale Tales 2015

Thanks to the generosity of loyal supporters the Makana Aloha Foundation and Deborah and Michael Rybak, we are pleased to announce a $25,000 Challenge Match for Whale Tales 2015! Whale Tales is an annual event that brings world-renowned researchers, photographers and conservationists together with the public for a weekend of educational talks, networking events and whale watches. Help us make Whale Tales 2015 another successful event by making a donation or becoming a sponsor*!

Individual Sponsorship Package

Corporate Sponsorship Package

*Sponsorships may be only partially tax-deductible, depending upon the benefits involved. For more information, contact mjones [at] whaletrust [dot] org

Whale Trust Maui Research and Education Fund

Support Whale Trust Maui’s mission to promote whale research and education with a gift we can use wherever money is needed most.

Greg Brown Memorial Fund

Captain Greg Brown was a great champion of whales and he loved sharing that love and passion for whales with others. To help ensure his legacy is carried on, we have established the Greg Brown Memorial Fund. All donations received in his memory will go towards sponsoring a presenter at Whale Tales – our annual educational event dedicated to sharing what we are learning about whales with others.

Bill Scott Memorial Fund

To honor the contributions, passion and commitment of a true Whale Trust Maui Champion, Bill Scott, for inspiring and educating others in the marine mammal field, we launched the Bill Scott Memorial Fund in 2011. This fund supports marine mammal research projects that directly involve students of all ages, from high school through the graduate level.

Research Vessel and Maintenance Fund

As anyone who has ever owned a boat knows, they require constant maintenance and care. We currently operate two boats and one needs to be replaced! Help our researchers stay on the water by making a gift to our Research Vessel and Maintenance Fund so that we can maintain our research vessels in a safe way.

Whale Trust Maui is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.