Charitable donations that improve the environment

"The donations of corporate America to the Coastal America Foundation will be used to heal our coasts."
-Dr. Sylvia Earle, the Nation's Oceanographer, Coastal America Foundation Board of Trustees

"Coastal America projects are making a tangible improvement in the nation's environment."
Terry D. Garcia, Senior Vice President, National Geographic Society, Coastal America Foundation Board of Trustees.

Seafood Needs Habitat Too!



Phragmites reed is overgrowing our salt marshes.

Phragmites spp., the tall woody reed is often a sign that our salt marshes have insufficient tidal exchange of salt water. The Coastal America teams are restoring these critical ecological features through reintroduction of saline tidal movement under roads and through culverts.

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Coastal America Foundation, 41 Nelson Drive, Exeter, RI 02822

An IRS recognized 501 (c) 3 Public Charity

Mission Statement

The Coastal America Foundation provides support to initiatives that protect, preserve and restore aquatic habitats, fund students in science, support education and outreach for biomedical research, humanitarian support, animal welfare programs and cutting edge scientific research.  This support includes education and outreach, scientific research, project implementation and related initiatives, nationally and internationally.

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download our IRS letter of designation as a 501 (C) 3 Public Charity

Click on the letter to the right and download a copy of our permenant designation letter from the US government Internal Revenue Service as a Public Charity under Section 501 (C) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.


Join our new

Seafood Needs Habitat Too!


Donate now to help us fund projects that improve the habitat of species we harvest for consumption.  This new campaign will increase the amount of fish and seafood in our oceans.  We are scheduling our research agenda (RV Teleost) to monitor watersheds that have restoration targets to quantify the ecological habitat improvements.  See our restoration images page for example projects - donate online now!

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