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CORAL Forever

As a member of CORAL Forever, you will help us ensure that our magnificent coral reefs do not vanish. Begin your journey today by selecting a donation level below.

What is CORAL Forever?

With your annual gift of $1,000 or more, you automatically become a member of CORAL Forever, a special society of donors who share your passion for saving coral reefs. Your support at this level has a substantial impact on coral reef conservation and demonstrates your leadership within our community. While CORAL values every gift regardless of size, we created CORAL Forever to celebrate a deeper level of dedication to helping us save and preserve coral reefs… Forever.

As a member, you will receive a few extra perks throughout the year: 

Special acknowledgement on the CORAL website

Membership and donor levels are based on cumulative giving during a calendar year.

The CORAL Insider

An exclusive insider’s newsletter from our Executive Director, Heather Starck, delivered to your inbox each quarter with ‘insider’ news and stories about CORAL’s work and programs.

Invitations to special events and early announcements

This includes exclusive events such as CORAL’s annual State of the Reef Address, virtual happy hours, and community events in your area. At these gatherings, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and hear from the CORAL team and experts to gain an insider’s perspective on coral conservation.

Major Gifts Make a Big Impact
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Help save the world’s coral reefs.

We work at local, regional, and global levels to keep coral reefs healthy, so they can adapt to climate change and survive for generations to come. As one of the largest global NGOs focused exclusively on protecting coral reefs, we’ve used cutting-edge science and community engagement for nearly 30 years to reduce direct threats to reefs and to promote scalable and effective solutions for their protection.

When you support our work you’re helping to ensure that coral reefs continue to thrive for generations to come. Join us in our commitment to saving and protecting these incredible resources by making a leadership gift within our community. Your CORAL Forever journey begins today. Contact our Major Gifts Officer, Michel Allen to learn more. 

Coral Forever Donors 2022


Shannon Williams
William Bruce Van Dyke Trust
Mike Bennett

Janet and Andrew Miller
Chris and Melody Malachowsky
Scott and Judy McNary

John Whitley
Jeff Chanin and Mary Ann McNamara


Zack Boger and Arielle DiGiacomo
The Monarch Foundation
Peggy Gennatiempo
Katharyn Gerlich
David Greenewalt Charitable Trust
Renee Herzing
Sara Hinkle

Doug Huestis and Barb Klencke
Barry Ishikawa
Anne London
Anne B. Massey
John “Mac” Andrew and Leslie McQuown
Jim and Meagan Minarik
Nancy and Jason Rosenthal

Gulf Coast Community Foundation
The Templeton Family Foundation
Jeffrey and Elizabeth Toretsky
Cathy and David Turino
Robert and Julie Watt


The Clai and Brian Bachmann Charitable Fund
David Blackburn
Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation
Joyce and Roland Bryan
Julie Chaiken and Ethan Grigsby
John and Sueyin DeBorde
The Bear Gulch Foundation
Seth and Andrew Greenland
Alex Gutt
James Handa
Barry Ishikawa

David Kahn
The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust
Vani and Shane Keil
Robert Kelly and Lisa Butler
Murray and Jeanie Kilgour
Marjorie Klayman
Craig Laub
Nature Defense Foundation
Bradley and Madeleine Mart
Marvin and Joanne McIntyre Family Foundation

Nancy Munro
Andrew Sarofim and Katherine Perry
Joyce Sjoberg
Jim and Ginger Tolonen
Cathy and David Turino
Barry Wacksman
Patricia Wade
C. Elizabeth Wagner
Bryan and Christine White
Laura Winner


Gary Block and Justine Johnson
Daniel and Barbara Brodnitz
Lynann Chance
Dwight “Buzz” and Cindy Danner
David Demming
Michael DiRuggiero
Debbie and Jack Gibson
Cindy and John Glancy
Karen Hagen and Clyde Eggett

Betsy Hughes
Roger Janeway
PAJWELL Foundation
Alexander Klein
Geraldine Lee
Ronald M. Libby
Brian and Heidi Miller
Ashwinjyot Charitable Foundation LLC
Julian and Katherine Potenza

Linda Rogers
Nancy and Jason Rosenthal
Heather Starck
Mary Lou Velasquez
Louis and Laurie Weisman
Stephanie Westhelle
Gregory and Patti White
Jeff Yonover


Melissa Aaron and James Winnard
Foster Bam
Erin Berman
Bruce Berning
Tony Birdsey and Dennis Paul
Dale and Julie Butcher
B. Crosby Byers
Joseph and Melissa Casale
Davina Chen
Lance and Kathy Chilton
Kimberly Codiamat
Walter and Lauren Craig
Benjamin Curran
Fred Drennan
Douglas and Martha Dyckes
Michael Eggebrecht
Clare Eisenberg and Colin Carleton
Jennifer and Scott Etter
Beth Fabinsky
Nathan Ferguson
John and Fletcher Forbes
Susan Freedman
Sandra Glenn
Douglas Golann
Scott Goldstein
Shaun Griffith
Scott Hampson
Daniel Havir
Sharon Herman
Hirth Family Foundation
Hoffer Family Foundation
Sarah Israel
Gus Janeway
Vicki L. Johnson
Maria Jose Gonzalez
Peter Joseph and Marcy Levine
Alexander Julie
Andrew and Sarah Kaplan
Sarah Kerem

Anita Kerr
Murray and Jeanie Kilgour
Kissinger Family Foundation
Mary Kranzlin
Jill and Alex Kreston
The Kuhn Foundation
Eiichiro Kuwana
Michele Einloth and Bjorn Liencres
Ouri Lipner
G. P. “Buzz” Avery
Dennis Lund
Tony Lundberg
Whitney Lynn and Travis Townsend
Genevieve and Tom Marsh
Kreg Martin
Brandi Martin
Susan McCready
Kathy McDonnell
Belle and Duncan McDougall
Dylan Measells
Christian Family Foundation
Joe H. Miller
Eugene Monnier
Paul and Sandra Montrone
Kevin Murphy
Bob Nakib
Nash Giving Fund
Paula Newcomb
John Newton
Scott Novotney
Samuel and Melissa Obstfeld
Frank Orson
Andrew Palmieri
Megan Patel
Athena Perrakis
Kyle Peterson
Steve Pickle
Vicki Porter-Fink and Aaron Fink
Anne Powell Riley

Steven Ragland
Ian and Kira Reed
Cox Farms Virginia
Maureen Richardson
Camille Riner
Brian Ring
Jonathan Rothberg
Heather Runes and Rodney Prell
Samantha Russell
Mike and Barb Scher
Florian Schleicher
Thomas and Hilary Schroeder
Drew Slone
Matthew Smith
Ellen Smolka and Tom Wolf
Margaret Snowdon Family Fund
Greg Steele
John Stires and Sarah Heiman
Roshan and James Strong
Mark Stuart
Sarah-Elizabeth Super
Jennifer Teixeira
Paul Tischler
Joyce Tong Oelrich and Mike Oelrich
Adam Tratt and Deb Rappaport
Nicole Trueman-Shaw
Chia-Yin Tu
David and Joanne Turner
Jon and Nicole Ungar
William and Farina van Veen
Ann Marie and William Waller
Philip Weinberg
The Weinstein Foundation
Wes and Debi White
Eric Wichems
Jennifer Woods Tierney
Katharine and John Youngblood
Dina Zimmerman
Christopher Zirpoli and Rachel Carr

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