Partners & Sponsors

The Ocean Exploration Trust relies on strong partnerships with many institutions as we embark on major oceanographic expeditions. Please contact us if you or your organization would like to become a sponsor! These are some of our current partners and sponsors that make our expeditions possible:

Major Expedition Sponsors

Major Partners

Education Sponsors & Partners

NOAA Educational Partnership Program

Other Partners

Past Sponsors & Partners

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation


Air/Sea Heritage Foundation

Naval Oceanographic Office

Richard Lounsbery Foundation

Dalio Foundation

ECOGIG Consortium

Max Planck Institute

National Science Foundation

US Geological Survey


University of California, Santa Barbara

Florida Panthers Foundation 

Bechtel Foundation 

Perot Museum

Connecticut Science Center

Lyda Hill Foundation

Aquarium of the Pacific

Mystic Aquarium

Houston Museum of Nature & Science

Titanic Belfast Museum