Become A Partner
Corporate Partners provide vital support for Mote's science, education and Aquarium programs. You may choose a sponsorship level, or we will be happy to work with you to customize your Partnership.

Partner Benefits
Our Partners have a unique ability to reach Mote's community: over 300,000 visitors to Mote Aquarium; 11,000 Mote members and 1 million unique web visitors.

Our Partners
Mote's Partners help us make a difference. We encourage the public to learn more about our Corporate Partners that help us make a difference today.

"Two things have been key to our business strategy: use local resources and support the organizations that are a true asset to the community," says Mark J. Serbin, President of Serbin Printing, Inc. "Mote certainly is an asset to the community, and we try to help out as much as we can."

Learn more about becoming a Mote Corporate Partner today.

Corporate Benefits

Mote's Corporate Members and Partners help protect, conserve and enhance our ocean resources. They also help Mote create outreach and education programs that help the public—school kids and adults—learn about our natural resources and how they can make a difference. As a partner, you have a unique ability to reach Mote's community. Our audience includes over 300,000 visitors to Mote Aquarium annually and 11,000 Mote members. Additionally, another 1 million unique visitors view us on the web each year. We offer a variety of Corporate Partnership levels. We are also happy to work with businesses to create a Custom Partnership Plan that will help you meet your philanthropic and "green" goals.

Corporate Membership Levels

Corporate Friends ~$500

  • Mote Aquarium Recognition
  • 10 Aquarium passes
  • 10% Discount for single facility rental
  • Link from Mote Web Site
  • Listing in Mote’s Annual Report

Corporate Sponsor ~$1,000

  • Mote Aquarium Recognition
  • 20 Aquarium passes
  • 10% Discount for single facility rental
  • Link from Mote Web Site
  • Listing in Mote’s Annual Report

Corporate Patron ~$2,500

  • Mote Aquarium Recognition
  • 50 Aquarium passes
  • 10% Discount for single facility rental
  • Link from Mote Web Site
  • Listing in Mote’s Annual Report

Corporate Benefactor ~$5,000

  • Mote Aquarium Recognition
  • 75 Aquarium passes
  • 15% Discount for single facility rental
  • Link from Mote's Web Site
  • Listing in Mote's Annual Report

Corporate Guardians- provides support to Mote over $10,000.

Custom Partnership Plan

Custom plans can include event sponsorships, product sampling and adopting an exhibit. Contact Erin Knievel: (941) 388-4441, ext. 415, or eknievel@mote.org.

In Good Company: Mote’s Current Corporate Partners

 

Guardians

Axe Inc. Technologies
Bloomin Brands
BMO Harris Bank
Caldwell Trust Company
Crystal Springs Preserve, Inc.
Diamond Vault Jewelers
Dolphin Aviation, Inc.
Mercury Marine
Microsoft
PNC Wealth Management
Publix Super Markets
Siesta Beach Festival, Inc.

 

Benefactors

CapTrust
Frederick Derr & Company, Inc.
Fury Water Adventures- Key West
Galleon Resort Condominium Association, Inc.
H & C Islander Resort LLC
Item Development, Inc.
King Tree Service of South Florida
Macy's
New York Yankees Foundation
Sabal Trust Company
Steven Wagner- UBS Financial Services- New York
The Grainger Foundation Inc.
The Stuart-Murray Group, LLC
Tropical Beach Resorts, A Collection of Boutique Properties
Wells Fargo Bank Foundation

 

Patrons

Badcock Home Furnishings
Bark & Company Realty, Inc.
Boca Grande Real Estate, Inc.
Feld Entertainment
Florida Blue
GE Foundation Matching Gift Program
John Lilly Strategic Insights, LLC
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
Key Glass LLC
Kisinger Campo & Associates
LenzWorks
Meadowbrook Insurance Group
SunTrust Bank Foundation
The Mosaic Company Foundation
Tropical Seas, Inc.
Weisman Ventures, Inc.
Opisas

 

Sponsors

AB FishBrain
AIM Engineering & Surveying, Inc.
Ashford TRS Pier House LLC
BB&T- Insurance Services
Beacon Aviation Insurance Services
Blalock Walters Attorneys At Law
Bob Carter Companies, LLC
Chiles Restaurant Group
Crunch Fitness
Dex Imaging, Inc.
Diplomat Beach Resort
Endeavor Racing
Experience Florida, Inc.
Folsom of Florida, Inc.
Generous Property
Gettle Pools Inc.
INFOR (US), Inc.
J.McLaughlin
JL Marine Systems, Inc.
Little Palm Island Resort
Longboat Key Garden Club
Longstock II, LLC
Muirhead, Gaylor, & Steves, LLP
New Balance Sarasota
Ocean Key Resort & Spa
Pfizer Foundation Volunteer Program
Sabadell United Bank
Sarasota Bay Parrot Head Club, Inc.
Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill
Seattle Aquarium
Sharky's on the Pier
Somerset Group
Tervis Tumbler Company
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.
The Met Fashion House Day Spa & Salon
The Westin Key West
Tierra, Inc.
Tropicana Manufacturing Company
Wilde Insurance Services
Yale University

 

Friends

Bank Of America Client Foundation
BB&T Bank
Bonefish Grill
Bradenton Christian School
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.
D.O.A. Fishing Lures
Economy Tackle and Watersports
Employer Solutions
FrontStream
Home Depot
IBM Employee Services Center
J.M. Marine Environmental Protection Association
Keys Energy Services
Koala Tee (Custom Apparel)
L & S Bait Company, Inc.
Longboat Key Club Kid's Club
Lower Keys Tackle
Lynches Pub & Grub
Mancini Diners, Inc.
Marine Vinyl Fabric.com 
Monroe County Commission
Morgan Stanley Annual Appeal Campaign
Mungo Key Designs
Orona Corporation
Pella Rolscreen Foundation
RAM Financial Corporation
Sarasota Yacht Club
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc.
Shell Cove
Shore
Silver Scorpion
Simms
Smokin Tuna, LLC
Starbucks
Steve Whitlock Game Fish Art
The Walt Disney Company Foundation
Tropex
U.S. Trust Company
UnitedHealth Group Employee Giving Campaign
Vanguard Charitable
Willis A. Smith Construction

How You Can Help