Create Lasting Impact for the Ocean

Friday, 01 Jan, 2021

Significant donations from philanthropists like you are crucial to our work for the ocean. Major gifts enable us to keep our ships on patrol to protect the ocean around the world. 

Why giving a large one-off or regular donation to Sea Shepherd is a vital for ocean conservation:

• We are the world’s leading direct action ocean conservation organisation actively working with 11 ships around the world to protect vulnerable ecosystems and marine wildlife. 
• We have more than 40 years’ experience in direct action ocean conservation. 
• We work with governments to tackle Illegal Unreported and Unregulated fishing with our unique approach of civilian offshore patrol vessels.
• We have the largest fleet of marine conservation in the world. This enables us to go where others can’t go. 
• We have developed innovative enforcement solutions the  complicated problems of marine conservation 

What We Offer Philanthropists

• Dedicated support from a member of our Philanthropy team
• A choice of how your donation is used. You can either leave it to us to use your
donation wherever the needs are greatest, or you can give to a specific programme or area of work – for example, to help our us tackle IUU fishing in African waters. 
• Tailored proposals
• Regular reporting back on the impact of your donation

Get in Touch

If you are an individual philanthropist or looking to make a big donation as a family we would love to hear from you. You can contact us at and a member of our Philanthropy Team in the Netherlands will be in touch.

Upcoming Events

Philanthropy Briefings
Chapel & York

May 2021 -- Sea Shepherd Director of Campaigns, Captain Peter Hammarstedt, was recently invited by Chapel & York to speak about the importance of marine conservation for one of their "Philanthropy Briefings". These online events were created to inform wealth advisers and their clients about specific areas of charitable activity, are hosted by Chapel & York’s UK, Switzerland and Netherlands Foundations. 

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