With the lengthy closure and visitation currently limited, charitable support is vital to continue providing exceptional care for our animals, offering educational programs both onsite and off, conducting important conservation research, and operating our nationally-recognized Stranding Response Program. Please consider making a gift to the Aquarium Fund to show your support of our amazing programs and animals. 


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Matching Gifts

Make your money go twice as far for the Virginia Aquarium! If you or your spouse's employer has a matching gift program, your gift may be worth twice as much. Retirees and volunteers may be eligible for matching gifts, as well. Ask your employer if they participate in a matching gift program, request the matching gift form, and send it along with your gift to:

Virginia Aquarium Foundation
717 General Booth Blvd., Suite 10
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Planned Gifts

An estate gift to the Virginia Aquarium creates a lasting legacy for you and your family. The Aquarium Society recognizes donors who make planned gifts to the Aquarium. Planned gifts ensure that the Aquarium can continue inspiring conservation of the marine environment for years to come.

You can make a planned gift to the Virginia Aquarium by:

  • Leaving a gift in your will or living trust
  • Naming the Virginia Aquarium, as the beneficiary of your retirement plan
  • Naming the Virginia Aquarium as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy

For more information about making a planned gift and joining the Aquarium Society, call the Development Office at (757) 385-0378​.​​

Protect Sea Life License Plate 

Did you know this Protect Sea Life license plate helps support the Virginia Aquarium? Find out more.

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