Benefits of Giving

Tranquil cove, Bahamas.

The Safina Center will use your generous support
to educate and inspire others,
promote solutions and accelerate change.

No gift is too small or too large! Unless you want to remain anonymous, we will list your name as a donor to The Safina Center in our next Annual Report.

Levels and Benefits of Giving 

Supporter – $10 – $99.
e-newsletters, blogs & online annual report

Friend – $100-499.
all of the above plus our printed annual report and invitations to Safina Center Events

Advocate – $500-999.
all of the above plus a signed copy of one of Carl Safina’s books (your choice.)

Sponsor – $1,000-4,999.
all of the above plus a signed copy of a second Carl Safina book (your choice), a DVD of the first season of Saving the Ocean on PBS (11 episodes) and recognition at our annual fundraising event.

Benefactor – $5,000 – 9,999.
all of the above plus signed copies of remaining Carl Safina books (6 total) plus lunch with Carl in NYC, at Lazy Point, NY (Long Island) or in another mutually convenient location.

Investor – 10,000+
all of the above plus a fishing trip with Carl Safina near Montauk, NY (catch and release, just boating, or beach walk, if you prefer.)  Mutually convenient time and date to be determined.


The Safina Center (formerly Blue Ocean Institute) is a recognized New York State charitable corporation and a 501(c) 3 for tax purposes. (EIN 61-1406022) Your contributions are fully deductible to the extent permitted by law. More info in our latest annual report.

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Questions? CONTACT US by  Email  or  Phone: 631-632-3763