Admiral's Circle

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The Admiral's Circle recognizes donors whose investment in San Diego Coastkeeper demonstrates true philanthropic leadership. Our staff and board members take our responsibility to steward your investment seriously and hope that you will want to engage with us throughout the year.

When you join the Admiral's Circle, please enjoy these exclusive benefits:

    • Quarterly policy briefings with Coastkeeper board and staff to discuss the leading environmental issues facing the San Diego region
    • An open invitation to come aboard Clean Sweep for a boat trip in San Diego Bay to see firsthand the impact of your investment on our waterfront community
    • Special invitation to our annual Seaside Soiree and other social gatherings to keep abreast of Coastkeeper's work and enjoy the lighter side of environmental activism
    • Annual letters from the president and executive director about our strategic direction and an inside look at the staff, projects and other news

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The Admiral's Circle represents San Diego's business, philanthropic and community leaders who help to shape environmental policy and leave a legacy of stewardship for generations of San Diegans to come. 

We reserve membership in the Admiral's Circle for households that contribute $1,000 or more each year. You can make a secure online donation today using the form below.

We also encourage you to email our executive director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (619) 758-7743 ext. 103 to discuss your philanthropic interests and set up a time to meet with San Diego Coastkeeper staff or board members about what is particularly meaningful to you.

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Fixable Facts

  • San Diego Coastkeeper's efforts have helped to reduce the number of sewage spills by 90% since 2001.
  • San Diego Coastkeeper and the San Diego Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation conduct twice-monthly beach cleanups. We work with more than 4,000 volunteers each year.
  • In 2008 and 2009, Coastkeeper and our north county partners successfully advocated for significant fines (totaling $2 million) for spills in Buena Vista Lagoon and Escondido Creek.
  • It's in order: reduce, reuse THEN recycle.
  • Each year Coastkeeper brings together nearly 5,000 cleanup volunteers to remove more than 7,000 pounds of trash.
  • San Diego Coastkeeper has trained over 700 volunteer water quality monitors.
  • A "consent decree" is a legal tool that provides an enforceable timeline and milestones for pollution cleanup and prevention.
  • Coastkeeper volunteers removed over 560 pounds of trash from Mission Bay on a single morning in October 2013.
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