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.

Due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, we may not be able to offer all behind-the-scenes benefits until 2021. We will honor redemption of benefits expiring before then through the end of 2021.

Friends of the Aquarium


Family plus membership benefits, plus: meet a diver opportunity, two one-time use Aquarium passes, annual impact report, recognition in our annual report and more.

Contributor Plus—$500

Contributor benefits, plus: personalized tour, complimentary admission for four to Lightning Talks.

Puget Sound Steward—$1,000

Contributor Plus benefits, plus: invitation to a beach naturalist outing, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (four total).

Puget Sound Steward Plus—$2,500

Puget Sound Steward benefits, plus: animal care experience, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (six total).

Aquarium Ambassador


Puget Sound Steward benefits, plus: Animal meal preparation experience, Gift family membership to give to another family, or donate to a nonprofit or school auction, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (eight total).

Ambassador Plus—$10,000-$24,999

Above benefits, plus: Invitation to a conservation conversation with the President of the Aquarium, seal of approval two-hour behind-the-scenes experience, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (ten total).

President's Circle—$25,000 & up

Customized benefits and invitations depending on your personal interests.

Pacific Northwest beach

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