Thank you for making a contribution to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. We appreciate your support of national marine sanctuaries - America`s best hope for a healthy ocean.

Please note that the name GIVEDIRECT will appear on your credit card statement. NMSF uses GIVEDIRECT because 100% of your contribution is received as your gift. No credit card fees are deducted when you use Visa, Mastercard, or Discover, and only a small fee is deducted when using American Express.

If you have any questions please contact Beth Nuttall, Administrative Assistant, at (301) 608-3040 ext. 310.

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Donation Amount
$5 dollar minimum
  • One-time donation
  • Make my donation recur
Please add $x.xx to my donation to cover the processing fee

Donation Options

Would you like your employer to match?
I would like to dedicate my donation to someone special
  • Yes, I would like to receive "Sanctuary Splash," NMSF`s e-newsletter, sent every other month.   

Your Information

Payment Details

  • cards
  • For Mastercard, Visa or Discover, it is the last three digits in the signature area on the back of the card. For American Express, it is the four digits on the front of the card.
  • This may be different than your contact zip code. Please enter the zip code associated with the credit card you are using.

Amount  $25  

Recurs Monthly


  • What shows up on my statement?

    This transaction will appear on your credit card statement as DON* National Marine Sanc. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has partnered with GiveDirect to securely process online payments.

  • Is my transaction secure?

    All information collected by GiveDirect is securely processed and stored. We take many measures to protect the confidentiality and security of your information. We use encryption technology to ensure the safe transmission and storage of your information. Your personal information and donation amount is shared with National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, but no information is shared with third parties by selling, giving, trading or any other method. Users of this site will not receive unsolicited contact from third parties.

  • Do I get a receipt?

    A printable receipt page is displayed on your computer screen at the end of your transaction. We will also email a receipt to the email address you provide. For a recurring transaction, a receipt is emailed to you each month, quarter, or year after the transaction processes.

  • How can I contact you?



    8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 510
    Silver Spring, MD 20910