Collaboration is at the heart of the work and mission of the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium. We are pleased to identify the following institutions among our major partners and supporters:

Founding Supporters

  • Ed Anderson and Linda Cabot

Additional Catalyzing Funders

  • Dell
  • Anonymous
  • Michael and Barbara Eisenson
  • John M. Gray
  • Richard Saltonstall Charitable Foundation


  • Autodesk
  • Irving Oil
  • National Geographic Society
  • New England BioLabs Foundation


  • American Australian Association
  • Animal Welfare Institute
  • Island Foundation
  • Korein Foundation
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
  • The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation
  • The Eppley Foundation for Research
  • The Volgenau Foundation
  • Waitt Foundation
  • The Perkins Fund

Government Agencies

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • IMLS: Ocean Conservation Fellows 2015 – 2018
  • Marine Mammal Commission
  • Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center (MassCEC)
  • National Institutes of Health, Novel Antibiotics
  • New England Fishery Management Council
  • NOAA
    • Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program
    • Cooperative Research Program
    • Field Test Decoy for Reducing Bycatch
    • Office of International Affairs
    • National Marine Fisheries Service (Eastern Regional Acquisition)
    • Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program
    • Sea Grant:
      • Creating a Spatially Defined Tool
      • Lobster Larvae and Ocean Acidification
    • Northeast Consortium
    • The Partnership for Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Science
    • USAID via Integra: Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge
    • North Slope Borough: Assessing Stress & Reproduction in Bowhead Whales
    • Northeast Climate Science Center
    • Office of Naval Research


  • Conservation Law Foundation
  • Marine Stewardship Council
  • Natural Resources Defense Fund