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 kknepper@mote.org.

In Good Company: Mote’s Current Corporate Partners

 

Guardians

Axe Inc. Technologies

Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Benderson Development Company

Bird Key Yacht Club

Caldwell Trust Company

Crystal Springs Preserve, Inc.

Diamond Vault

Dolphin Aviation, Inc.

Enzymedica

Fort Wayne Metals Research Products Corp.

Frederick Derr & Company, Inc.

Genova Products

Johnson Outdoors Inc/SCUBAPRO

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

Lema Construction

Longboat Key Turtle Watch

Hayward Flow Control

Mercury Marine

Network For Good

PNC Wealth Management

Publix Super Markets Charities

SCENE Magazine

SEAGLASS Wines

Stephanie Murphy for Congress

Vineyard Vines 

SRQ Magazine

The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Wells Fargo Foundation

Whole Foods Market

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc.

 

Benefactors

Allen & Company

Boca Grande Woman’s Club

CapTrust Advisors

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Columbia Restaurant Group

Combined Federal Campaign 

Finduciary Wealth Advisors, LLC

Firkins Automotive Group

The Galleon Resort and Marina

GoodDoneGreat.com

Island Exteriors, LLC 

Item Development, Inc. 

Lilly Pulitzer 

Macy's

The Mosaic Company

Pier 22

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

S & H, Inc.

Sabal Trust Company

Shutts & Bowen, LLP

Sir Speedy

SunTrust Foundation

The Benevity Community Impact Fund

Tintometer Inc

UBS Private Wealth Management-Steven Wagner

 

Patrons

Mote Volunteers

Blalock Walters, P.A.

Buckeye Reef, LLC

Deep Sea Diner 

DEX Imaging, Inc.

Drum Circle Distilling LLC

Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling (Fish Florida)

GE Foundation Matching Gift Program 

Gilbane Building Company 

headbits GmbH 

Herald-Tribune

Key Glass

Longboat Key Garden Club

Sarasota Catering Company

Sarasota Ford

Wilde Insurance Services

YourCause, LLC

 

Sponsors

Amazon Smile Foundation

Anna Maria Oyster Bar 

Beacon Aviation Insurance Services

Blake Medical Center

Bluewater Gear, LLC 

Brush by Design LLC 

Bunge North America Foundation 

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.

Cooper Creek Dental

Coral Shores High School 

Crow's Nest Restaurant Marina

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 

The Don CeSar 

Englewood Community Hospital

Fishlab.com

Fleet Feet Sarasota

Florida Blue

Florida Swimwear USA

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing

Innovative Dining

Logan Sawyer

Manatee Gourmet Coffee

New Balance Sarasota

Reef Pro

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, LLC

Sharky's on the Pier

Siesta Key Beachside Villas

Tervis Tumbler Company

The Fancy Booth 

The Master Shift 

Titan Aquatic Exhibits LLC

United Natural Foods, Inc.

Vengroff Williams Inc. 

U.S. Trust Company

VOLT Lighting

Walmart Foundation

Ultra-Charters

 

Friends

A's Rental

America's Charities

Atlantic Bay Cares Foundation

Bank of America, Sarasota/Manatee

Banyan Tree Chocolate    

Bealls Florida

Bridge Street Merchants Inc. 

Cutting Loose Hair Salon

D.O.A. Fishing Lures

Discount Awnings Inc.

Five Star Claims Adjusting

Florida Blue 

Florida Power & Light 

Goldman Sachs Matching Gift Program

Harry's Continental Kitchens 

Horan & Higgins, LLP 

Inc Design LTD 

Islander Resort, Islamorada 

Koala Tee (Custom Apparel)

Klean Kanteen

LittleGasparilla.com LLC

Local Tea Company

Marathon & Lower Keys Association of Realtors, Inc.

Mattison's Forty-One

McGriff Insurance Services

National Charter Bus Tampa

Nellie's Deli & Catering

Ocean Helper 

Paypal Charitable Giving Fund 

Rescue Me Orlando - Shelter Dogs, Inc. 

Saoradh Energy Partners

Steve Whitlock Game Fish Art

Tampa Charter Bus Company

Tampa Bay Yacht Club Inc 

The Angling Company 

Thrivent Choice

Tropex

Truist

Underwater Fish Light

Verizon Foundation 

Westport Properties Inc. 

Zemil Jewelers

How You Can Help