The trust of our funding partners is one of our highest priorities. As an international nonprofit organization, we rely on the generous support of philanthropic partners and institutional donors.

Global Fishing Watch is consistently recognized by charity evaluators for its strong financial stewardship and commitment to transparency and accountability. Our distinctions include a top-rated four stars from Charity Navigator and a Gold Seal of Approval from Guidestar.

You can find more financial information by reading our annual report.


Donor Listing

  • Adessium Foundation

  • The Audacious Project funders include the Acton Family Giving, Ballmer Group, Becht Foundation, Oak Foundation, Laura and Gary Lauder and Family, Lyda Hill Philanthropies, MacKenzie Scott, Sea Grape Foundation and Valhalla Foundation, among others.

  • The Bacon Foundation

  • Bloomberg Philanthropies

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

  • Defense Innovation Unit

  • The Didier and Martine Primat Foundation

  • Flora Family Foundation

  • Flotilla Foundation

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

  • Korea Maritime Institute

  • Marisla Foundation

  • Minderoo Foundation

  • National Philanthropic Trust

  • National Geographic Pristine Seas

  • Nationale Postcode Loterij

  • Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance

  • Oceans 5

  • Patrick J. McGovern Foundation

  • The Pew Charitable Trusts

  • Re:Wild

  • Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions

  • Trygg Mat Tracking

  • U.K. government’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

  • Walmart Foundation

  • World Economic Forum

Financial Statements

Global Fishing Watch, Inc. is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Contributions made to Global Fishing Watch may be tax deductible.

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