MCERC Annual Fundraiser 2020
Donations are 100% tax deductible and go directly towards marine science research, education, and citizen science programs! Checkout is secured via PayPal, but you do NOT have to have a PayPal account to check out. Winners are chosen at random for each package.
Official rules may be found here.
Fundraiser runs: July 1 – 31, 2020
Thank you to all the wonderful supporters out there that have been sharing and advocating this fundraiser! Your generous donations will go directly towards:
- MCERC Scholarship programs that help make internships and training affordable for marine science students, such as:
- The Bernd and Melany Würsig Excellence in Marine Studies Scholarship Program
- The Adrian Dahood-Fritz Scholarship Program
- Humpback Whale Behavioral Ecology Research currently taking place in Puerto Rico and the Turks & Caicos
- The MCERC Manatee Citizen Science Project
- Administrative and minor fees related to organizing outreach events, such as coastal cleanups and local marine science and environmental events throughout Florida (such as EcoFest in Tampa, or the St. Pete Science Festival)
- Securing a physical lab location in the Tampa Bay area, complete with intern housing, and a public display of our immense marine science collection and specimens (everything from shells and sand samples, to scientific texts, posters, skeletons, etc. from all over the world)!