By supporting OceansWide, you are empowering future generations to take part in the scientific process and tackle the care of our planet head on. Students will learn how to use technology to best study and appreciate the amazing world they have at their fingertips. Remember, every donation is an important one! We are always striving to improve our programming and accessibility to students, and you can help make it happen!



How to Get Involved

You can make a difference! Your commitment will help bring the students of our community face to face with experts in the world of marine science and technology and to empower them with the excitement to learn, grow and thrive through education.  OceansWide is a Maine non-profit organization, EIN 34-1988012. 


Ways to Give:
Gifts of Cash, Check or Charge

Tax-deductible gifts of any amount are welcomed and can be made in the form of cash, check, money order or Mastercard and VISA. An official gift receipt will be sent to you, which can be used for income tax purposes.


In-Kind Gifts

OceansWide occasionally welcomes non-cash gifts such as marine equipment, lab supplies, copiers, fax machines, furniture, and expendable materials for the office and classroom. Book collections, artifacts, and art objects with a maritime theme may also be desirable gifts. If you are considering such a gift, please contact us to determine how we might best utilize your donation.


Matching Gifts

Many companies encourage charitable giving by matching employee contributions. The impact of your gift to Oceanswide may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, complete and sign the form, then return it to OceansWide. We will do the rest!


Planned Gifts

Planned gifts are a contribution to the future that can provide you immediate tax relief. Gifting of stocks and bonds, real estate, life insurance, wills and trusts, or other appreciated assets may be a tax efficient way of supporting OceansWide. To make a planned gift, please contact usto assist you in structuring your donation to best suit your financial and philanthropic goals.


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