The Aquarium Society expresses gratitude to our cumulative giving sponsors who have supported us throughout the years. Their gifts have inspired all generations to understand and appreciate our state’s Living Treasures.

The North Carolina Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier are grateful for the generous support provided by these major donors:

Major Donors

NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund

NC Waterfront Access & Marine Industry Fund

Pepsi Bottling Ventures/PepsiCo

Triad Foundation

Dare County
Bill & Barbara Dobo
Bob & Dot Dobo
Dominion Energy
NC Association of Outdoor Advertisers
NC Coastal Recreational Fishing License Program
NOAA – National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Dianne S. Avery
Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Cannon Foundation
Centura Bank
Crystal Coast Tourism Authority
Duke Energy Foundation
Mary Whiting Ewing Foundation
First Citizens Bank
AJ Fletcher Foundation
General Federation of Women’s Clubs of NC
Grady White Boats
Tom & Bee Gwynn
Olivia Holding
Bill & Marilyn Hull
Institute for Museum & Library Services
Kealy Family Foundation
Ben & Jean Kilgore
Mary Katherine Lawrence & Art Klose
Bob & Carol Mattocks
Percy W. & Elizabeth G. Meekins Charitable Trust
NC Coastal Area Management Act
Nucor Steel
Jane Smith Patterson
George & Suzanne Taylor
Michael & Debbie Thompson
Town of Nags Head
Union Concrete
Association of Zoos & Aquariums MACE Award
Marvin & Cynthia Barnes
Bill & Georgia Belk
Steve Bell
Alice Bost
RA Bryan Foundation
Charlton & Peg Burns
Carteret County
Carteret Publishing Company
Coastal Beverage Company
Drew & Vickey Covert
Crystal Coast Tourism Development Authority
Dare County Tourism Board
Tom Davis Fund
Emerald Isle Realty
First National Bank
Dick & Billie Futrell
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Grady-White Boats
A.C. & Dot Hall
Hatteras Yachts
Art & Alice Keeney
Kelly’s Restaurant
Kurtis Chevrolet
Janie & Carter Lambeth
Alex & Carolyn MacFadyen
Sam & Kim McConkey
Allan & Margaret Mims Foundation
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
NC State University Sea Grant
NEST – Network for Endangered Sea Turtles
New Hanover County
Betsy & Mitchell Oakley
OceanReef, Inc.
David O’Loughlin Family
Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
Park Foundation
Warren & Barbara Perry
Walter & Pam Phillips
Lonnie & Carol Lynn Poole
Buddy & Stu Pope
Thomas Reese
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Chuck & Bonnie Revelle
Rockett, Burkhead & Winslow
Safari Club International
Safrit’s Building Supply
Southern Bank
Buck Suiter Family
Mathew & Maureen Sullivan, in Memory of Eugene Sullivan
Sunlite Supply, Inc.
Bill & Mary Hannah Taft
Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds
Transportation Impact
Triangle Land Conservancy
Twiddy & Company Family
Wachovia Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation
David & Sydney Womack
Accelerando, Inc.
Tootsie Adderholdt & Alice Engel
Ambrose Signs
Association of Zoos & Aquariums/Walt Disney Company
Casey Ball & Dan Tomlinson
Harold H. Bate Foundation
Bembridge Insurance Agencies
Betsy Blackwell & John Watson
Frank & Wendy Block
Marvin & Rebecca Blount
Bluewater GMAC
BMH Architects
Gil Burnett
John & Ann Campbell
Cape Fear Garden Club
Capital Development Services
Carteret County Sportfishing Club
Carteret-Craven Electric Membership Cooperative
Craig Castor
Cherbec Foundation
Marc & Sissy Chesnutt
Clancy & Theys Construction
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty
Community Foundation of Southeastern NC
Cooperative Bank for Savings
Dairy Queen
Walter Daniels
Discovery Diving
Dive Rite
Graham & Ashley Dozier
Embarq Corporation
William Etheridge Foundation
Charles & Becky Evans
First Union Foundation
Florida Aquarium
Jake & Mazie Froelich
Georgia Aquarium
Goodnight Education Foundation
Art & Carolyn Green
Ted & Peggy Haigler
Allan & Nancy Harvin
Cary Hawthorne
Jonathan & Mary Howes
James E. Moore Insurance Agency
Joanna Foundation
Karen & Jay Johnson
Mike & Gree Jones
John & Marian Kutzer
Landfall Foundation
Rosie Lasinski Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Steve MacCurry
Susan E. Martin
Ann Maxwell
Harvey McNairy Foundation
Microsoft TechSoup
Minnesota Zoo Foundation
Mt. Olive Pickle Company
Munson Aquatic Conservation Exhibit Award
North Carolina Community Foundation
NCDENR Office of Environmental Education
New England Aquarium
Greg & Laura Nichols
OBX Bank/Monarch Bank
Ocean Foundation
Olympus Dive Center
Outer Banks Community Foundation
Outer Banks Dive Center
Bill & Connie Parker
PaverScape Designs
Pennymen Group
Pizza Huts of Eastern NC
Gail Plucker
Emily Proctor
Pure Fishing
RBC Bank
Realty World, The Selling Team, Llew & Elaine
Chuck & Bonnie Revelle
George & Sylvia Rountree, III
Salty Dawg Marina
Lila & Harry Schiffman
David & Magdalena Scholle
SeaWitch Motel & Café
Wes & Jacque Seegars
Jon & Karen Segal
Jim, Judy & Robin Serne
Sound Bank
Alexander & Jennifer Speal
Strata Solar
Tedder Family
Tennessee Aquarium
Dave Tichenor
Towboat US, Oregon Inlet NC
Karl Von Der Heyden
John & Susie Ward
Weston Foundation
David & Judy Whichard
Ray & Linda White
Rick & Myrna Willetts
Hope Williams & Tom Bersuder
Wooten & Batchelor Families
Bill & Lyndia Wright
James Gordon Wright
Peter & Darlene Young

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The NC Aquarium Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID# 56-1512990) and receives all gifts on behalf of the NC Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier.

The NC Aquariums are a division of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.