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 Kate Knepper: (941) 388-4441, ext. 393, or

In Good Company: Mote’s Current Corporate Partners



Air Service of Manasota

Axe Inc. Technologies

Benderson Development Company

Bird Key Yacht Club

Caldwell Trust Company

Crystal Springs Preserve, Inc.

Diamond Vault

Dolphin Aviation, Inc.


Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corp.

Frederick Derr & Company, Inc.

Genova Products

GFP Properties of Sarasota

Hayward Flow Control

Hubbard's Marina

Mercury Marine

Northern Trust

PNC Wealth Management


Publix Super Markets Charities

SCENE Magazine


SRQ Magazine

The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Wells Fargo Foundation

Whole Foods Market

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc.



Allen & Company

Boca Grande Woman’s Club

Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Columbia Restaurant Group

Death's Door Distillery

Firkins Automotive Group


Massachusetss Mutual Life Insurance Company

The Mosaic Company

Network For Good

PNC Foundation

Rays Baseball Foundation

S & H, Inc.

Sabal Trust Company

Safari  LTD

Sir Speedy

SunTrust Foundation

Trinchero Family Estates

UBS Private Wealth Management-Steven Wagner

Wyland Worldwide



530 Burns Gallery

BB&T Insurance Services

Buckeye Reef, LLC

Captain Planet Foundation


Columbia Restaurant Group

DEX Imaging, Inc.

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.

Drum Circle Distilling LLC

Fiduciary Wealth Advisors, LLC

Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling (Fish Florida)

The Galleon Resort & Marina.

INFOR (US), Inc.

Item Development, Inc.

Island Exteriors, LLC

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

James Buchanan Realty

Key Glass

Longboat Key Garden Club

Mariash Lowther Wealth Management

Morgan Stanley Foundation

Oldcastle Building Envelope

Saltwater Inc.

Sarasota Ford

Schultz & Willilams

Suncoast Aqua Ventures

Superior Bearing & Supply

The Benevity Community Impact Fund

The Don CeSar

United Natural Foods, Inc.

Wilde Insurance Services

YourCause, LLC



A. Tifaney & Son


Alessi Bakery

Amazon Smile Foundation

Beacon Aviation Insurance Services

Blalock Walters

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Cooper Creek Dental

Economy Tackle and Dolphin Paddlesports

Fleet Feet Sarasota

Florida Blue

Florida Swimwear USA


Gold Coast Eagle Distributing

Innovative Dining

J&J Cranes, Inc.

JL Marine Systems, Inc.

Lemur Conservation Foundation

Lilly Pulitzer

Logan Sawyer

Lynches Pub & Grub

Marketing Arm International

New Balance Sarasota

Neal Communities

Ocean Key Resort & Spa

Ready Containment, LLC

Reef Pro

Safety Harbor Montessori Academy FTA

Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club

Sarasota Sportsmens Association

Shark Tooth Sifter

Sharky's on the Pier

Shutts & Bowen, LLP

Siesta Key Beachside Villas

Tervis Tumbler Company

Titan Aquatic Exhibits LLC

U.S. Trust Company


VOLT Lighting

YKK AP America



Aktion Club of Sarasota

Barbara Anne's Jewelry

Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs, Inc.

Braden River Elementary School

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster Bar

Cumberland Advisors

Cutting Loose Hair Salon

D.O.A. Fishing Lures

Deep Sea Diner

Discount Awnings Inc.

Discount Tackle Outlet

Easter Seals Southwest Florida

Employees of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota

Employer Solutions

Fishy Stuff

International Boatlift Exchange

Keys Energy Services 

Koala Tee (Custom Apparel)

Klean Kanteen LLC

Local Tea Company

Longboat Key Club Kid's Club

Louie's Modern

Marine Vinyl 

Mattison's Forty-One

Morgan Stanley-Wilber Geiger

Nellie's Deli & Catering

OneGroup Wealth

Pier 22

Pineapple Yoga

Sarasota Bay Parrot Head Club

Sarasota Catering Company

Sarasota YMCA

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates

SimplexGrinnell- Cincinnati

Steve Whitlock Game Fish Art

Tampa Charter Bus Company

Thrivent Choice


True Tree, Inc.


Underwater Fish Light

U.S. Storage Centers

Vanguard Charitable

Wal-Mart Store #5264

Walmart Foundation

Weyergraf Immigration, P.A.

Zemil Jewelers

How You Can Help