The Reef Check Foundation successfully launched the Adopt-a-Reef program in 2012 at a Dana Point community and media event held by our four founding partners: the Monarch Beach Resort, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach, Dana Point, and the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa.

Through partnerships with coastal communities and ocean minded companies, the Adopt-a-Reef program leverages the support and resources of local businesses to directly sponsor volunteer dive teams to monitor the health of their local marine ecosystems annually.

By becoming an Adopt-a-Reef partner, your tax-deductible donation will directly sponsor the local community to monitor and conserve its coral reefs, kelp forests, coast, and ocean. As the only organization that is directly engaged in the monitoring and conservation of California’s reefs, Reef Check is the ideal non-profit organization for your business to partner with in making a strong local and global statement about your company’s environmental and social commitment.

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Reef Check’s Adopt a Reef program gives ocean enthusiasts (like yourself!) an easy way to support community-based monitoring and conservation of California’s kelp forests and of tropical coral reefs worldwide. Have a favorite reef or dive site? Sponsor any of Reef Check’s survey sites and your donation will allow Reef Check to strengthen and empower local communities through scientific research, education, and community engagement.

What Businesses Are Saying

Since 1999, partnering with Reef Check has raised Quiksilver’s profile as an environmentally proactive company on an international level and has opened new marketing opportunities for us. It continues to be an excellent investment.
— Bob McKnight, CEO Quiksilver Inc.
We at Body Glove believe that as a successful company, we have an obligation to give back to the community and try and help make the world we live in a better place. As many of our products are water related, we feel strongly about the ocean, the coral reefs, and the need to protect them, so future generations will have a better world. We are proud to support Reef Check. We feel that they are one of the best environmental groups active today, as they not only point out problems, they have developed solutions that actually work to improve and bring back coral reefs.
— Russ Lesser, President of Body Glove International

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