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Please select a fund to enter our simple and secure online giving form, which is housed on UC San Diego's Giving web portal.

As a self-sustaining organization, philanthropy is essential to fulfilling the mission of Birch Aquarium. Thanks to generous supporters, we are able to showcase Scripps Oceanography's important research while educating our visitors on how to better understand and protect the planet. A gift today is an investment in tomorrow. 

Aquarium's Greatest Need 

This fund supports initiatives to do the most good, at the discretion of Birch Aquarium's Executive Director.
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Friends of Birch Aquarium

Our leadership giving society begins at $1,000.
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The Expedition Project at Birch Aquarium 

Support Birch Aquarium's newest exhibit, The Expedition. 
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Price Philanthropies Ocean Science Education Fund 

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Education Programs at Birch Aquarium 

Helps provide education programs to students at Birch Aquarium and off-site. This fund also supports the monthly Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series.
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Sea Life and Habitats 

Support the care and feeding of more than 6,400 marine animals at Birch Aquarium.
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Volunteer Campaign: Installation of Two Kreisel Tanks for Jellies 

This fund supports the volunteer-led campaign to install two new Kriesel Tanks for our jellies at Birch Aquarium.

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Thank you for supporting Birch Aquarium at Scripps. 
If you have questions, please contact Michele Bart via email or at 858-534-2999.