The FRIENDS OF CMA program celebrates donors who are committed to supporting our marine life mission, our facility growth, and our global outreach. Donor’s loyalty and generosity will help to support and sustain our mission, to care for our animal residents, to inspire and educate people around the globe, and to contribute to our community’s growth and development.
- Ideal for individuals wishing to contribute to the day-to-day operations at CMA.
- Make a donation online to CMA’s annual giving program and become a Friend of CMA.
- Recurring annual donations help provide a consistent source of funding to support ongoing operations at CMA, including animal care; education; research & conservation; rescue, rehabilitation, & release; inspiration; and expansion.
- Includes CMA membership (based on level of giving).
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, your gift is 100% tax deductible. The benefits provided by the Friends of CMA program are offered complimentary as a stewardship measure to thank our donors and connect you closer to CMA. No tangible goods are received in exchange for your donation therefore, the entirety of your gift is tax-deductible.
Friends of CMA is an annual giving program that is ideal for individuals who wish to contribute annually toward helping to sustain CMA daily operations and support our expansion. Friends of CMA offers donors the opportunity to become more involved with CMA’s mission. An annual passholder is a purchaser of an individual digital pass that allows them unlimited admission and special discounts for one-year (to learn more visit seewinter.com/annualpass). As a Friend of CMA, you will receive complimentary annual passes (# based on level of giving).
Contributing donors who join at the $500 level and above receive free garage parking in addition to basic program benefits. 2 Free Parking Cards will be issued to the donor’s household. The Free Parking Card MUST be present at the time of admission to CMA. While other donor levels do not include free garage parking benefits, the annual pass you receive provides a 50% discount on garage parking.
Please provide a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice for scheduling of any VIP/behind the scenes tours, contact Randi Baillie at 727-441-1790 Ext 220 for all scheduling needs and/or questions. For additional activities, such as boat tours, animal interactions, etc. please contact Reservations at 727-441-1790 Ext 0.
Please review the paver information on our website here. When you are ready to place your paver order send an email to email@example.com or call Randi Baillie at 727-441-1790 ext. 220. Once the paver order is completed, you will receive an email confirmation of your completed paver order and its location. During expansion, some zones will be unavailable.
Please contact Randi Baillie for questions about Friends of CMA or Annual Giving by calling (727) 441-1790 ext. 220 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org