Support STC: Partners & Sponsors Working to Protect Sea Turtles

STC would like to thank the following businesses that have provided funding (either directly or through their corporate foundation), in-kind donations, or resources to support the conservation and education efforts of the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Contributions such as these help STC continue to provide this website, and other free educational materials and resources, to those who are interested in sea turtles and their conservation.

If you are interested in learning more about how you can contribute to STC’s efforts or if you are interested in forming a Partnership with STC, please contact David Godfrey by e-mail or call him at (352) 373-6441.

If you are interested in forming a Partnership with STC, please fill out a Partnership Proposal Form and email the completed form to David Godfrey.

Current Partners & Sponsors

CERTINA: Swiss watchmaker, CERTINA, is the official timepiece of the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Certina’s connection with the turtle emblem goes back decades following the introduction, in 1959, of its acclaimed DS Concept protection system – the same year as the founding of the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Certina provides annual financial support to STC, sponsors turtles in the Tour de Turtles, provides high-quality and durable timepieces to STC staff and recently released a Special Edition Sea Turtle Conservancy Dive Watch. The company also is helping raise awareness about STC’s work around the world. Learn more about Certina.
fahlo: Fahlo partners with non-profit organizations to create cause-related bracelets that come with an animal to track, while helping give back to the various organizations actually doing the tracking and research. By combining a tangible bracelet and interactive tracking experience, their goal is to educate customers about wildlife and excite them about conservation. 10% of profits from the sea turtle bracelet are donated to STC!
tarte: tarte’s founder set out to create a line of cosmetics that would prove glamour can be good for you by pioneering the use of high-performance naturals. Today, tarte is a leader in healthy, eco-chic beauty, offering cruelty-free cosmetics infused with skinvigorating ingredients like superfruit and plant extracts, vitamins, minerals, essential oils and other naturally-derived ingredients. But it’s not just about what’s in our powerful formulas; it’s what’s not in them that really sets us apart! All of our products are formulated without parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan, synthetic fragrances and gluten, just to name a few. Discover their cruelty-free and eco-friendly makeup at
Tortuga Outdoor: For over 17 years, Tortuga Outdoor has been a leader in weather-resistant outdoor patio furniture that is as comfortable as it is eye-catching. Their mission is to provide outdoor furniture that is weather-resistant, durable, and most of all aesthetically pleasing to match each customer’s unique style. They pride themselves with offering furniture that is elegantly crafted with high-quality materials and offers an unbeatable lounging experience.
World Nomads: World Nomads assists independent and adventurous travelers to get the most from their travel experiences and explore their boundaries. Stay safe on the road with global travel insurance and the latest travel safety tips, plan your trip with insider destination guides and recommendations from other nomads, explore your passion for storytelling on a travel scholarship and give back to the places you love through our Footprints charity program.
Graft Cider: Graft was created by siblings Kyle & Sara Sherrer to develop a new kind of cider company. Their concept was two-fold: paying respect to old-world style of cider making while simultaneously experimenting with modern brewing techniques. All of Graft’s ciders employ century-old European traditions of using wild yeast and bacteria to ferment to dryness. They then harness the flavor profiles created from this style of natural cider and develop unique and innovative styles which take a nod from some of the best craft beer producers in the world. They are a small company with a big dream of bringing sour cider to the masses and have assembled an amazing team of people to help bring it to you!
Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, West Indies: Supporting STC through sponsorship of the Tour de Turtles, providing special Adopt-A-Turtle packets to their guests. The Four Seasons is also working with STC to produce sea turtle educational materials for Nevis. The company’s guiding principle is the Golden Rule, and as such Four Seasons strives to have a long-lasting, positive influence on the communities where we operate and on the people we employ and serve around the world. Four Seasons involves employees and guests in the common goal of preserving and protecting the planet. We engage in sustainable practices that conserve natural resources and reduce environmental impact. Visit Four Seasons Resort, Nevis.
AtlantisResortAtlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas: Supporting STC through sponsorship of the Tour de Turtles, Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique, ocean-themed destination offers a variety of guest accommodations and 35 restaurants, bars and lounges to satisfy any palette. The focal point of the unique family entertainment experience at Atlantis is the 20 million gallons of fresh and salt-water pools and lagoons, amazing water adventures, cascading waterfalls, a marine habitat second only to Mother Nature with a remarkable, unparalleled assortment of exhibit lagoons and underwater formations – all located on a seemingly endless stretch of beach that has been called the most beautiful in the world. Visit Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Disney’s Animal’s, Science and Environment: Supporting STC through sponsorship of the Tour de Turtles, Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment is committed to delivering uncompromising excellence in animal care. Their team participates in cooperative breeding programs with other zoological facilities, works directly in field conservation, provides animal experiences at their theme parks, and offers tours and education programs. Every year Disney supports cast members in developing and participating in local, national and international field conservation programs to study and protect wildlife. One ongoing project takes place on Vero Beach, where Disney’s Sea Turtle Conservation Program conducts daily sea turtle nest surveys and conservation research to ensure the long-time protection and survival of nesting sea turtles.
DWCFDisney Conservation Fund: The Disney Conservation Fund enables nonprofit organizations to provide support for more than 45 species across the globe-from protecting the critically endangered Sumatran rhino in Indonesia, to tracking northern jaguars in the foothills of Mexico, to studying the threats of the endangered green sea turtle. Visit Disney Conservation Fund.
DisneysVeroBeachResortDisney’s Vero Beach Resort: Supporting STC through sponsorship of the Tour de Turtles, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is one part of the Disney Vacation Club. The Resort offers an alluring beach vacation on the Atlantic treasure coast for the perfect family holiday. Disney’s Vero Beach Resort offers incredible Disney service: sing-along campfires, tennis courts, backboards, wine tasting, craft making, and even pin trading. Disney’s Vero Beach Resort guests can experience lessons in surfing, snorkeling, fishing, jungle trial bike adventures, and sand casting. Your entire family will find something to get them into the spirit of the Sunshine State. Visit Disney’s Vero Beach Resort.
SharkReefShark Reef Aquarium: Supporting STC through sponsoring the Tour de Turtles, Shark Reef is dedicated to establishing and maintaining the highest standards of animal care, to providing its visitors with an entertaining and educational experience, and to the practice of meaningful research and conservation initiatives. Several initiatives are taken by Shark Reef to encourage the message of conservation and preservation. Recycling facility water and implementing imitation coral into exhibits to preserve natural resources are just two of ways Shark Reef sets the example. Visit Shark Reef Aquarium.
RenaissanceRe: Supporting STC through sponsoring the Tour de Turtles, RenaissanceRe is a global provider of property catastrophe and specialty reinsurance, as well as insurance. Founded in Bermuda in 1993, they are now one of the world´s largest and most successful reinsurers of natural and man-made catastrophes. Visit RenaissanceRe.
gimMe Snacks: gimMe Snacks is a family-owned company on a mission to bring globally inspired, delicious and nutritious roasted seaweed superfood snacks to the lunch boxes, desk drawers, and pantries of people everywhere. From their seaweed Thins to full sized Nori sheets they have a power packed snack for every occasion. gimMe is more nutrient dense than any land vegetable (yes, it’s a vegetable!) and is a great source of vitamins, minerals, and protein. And best of all, gimMe is an eco-conscious choice. The entire product line is made with premium USDA Certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified seaweed sustainably cultivated and harvested in South Korea. Visit gimMe Snacks.
Carolina Skiff: America’s most-trusted outboard-powered fiberglass boat brand since 1983, Carolina Skiff donated a new research vessel to STC in 2019. But not just any boat– STC now has a 2590 DLX Extra Wide with a custom-made side entry door that allows for easy water line pickup and release of the turtles.
1888 Mills: 1888 Mills is a leading global manufacturer of home and commercial textiles catering to the retail, hospitality, and healthcare markets, worldwide. 1888 Mills beach line is a collaboration with SEAQUAL yarns and the Sea Turtle Conservancy. SEAQUAL yarn is made from upcycled marine plastic recovered from our oceans. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Sea Turtle Conservancy. You can shop the 1888 Mills beach towels at Walmart here.
Everyday Sunday: Everyday Sunday is a swimwear and leisurewear brand founded in Montreal by four siblings with boundless creative energy seeking to share their ‘joie de vivre’ with the world! Their goal is to create fashion that lifts people up by instilling real confidence the moment they put it on. They have a deep admiration for turtles and chose this animal as their logo for all the values it embodies such as wisdom, longevity, patience, constancy, balance and serenity. They proudly support the Sea Turtle Conservancy for all its work to protect sea turtles and their natural habitat and are looking forward to share everything they learn on this journey with their community. Visit their website at is an environmental impact-as-a-service platform that transforms millions of casual actions into real-world environmental impact. They celebrate everyone who makes a positive action on their companies, their lives, and the planet. is a B-Corp certified company, and is proud to be a partner of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration. Visit their website to learn more at
GILI Sports: Saving our oceans one paddle board at a time! GILI Sports was founded for two reasons: to help save the world’s oceans and sea creatures in a sustainable way, and to design and build the best stand up paddle boards possible. They manufacture high quality paddle boards and sell them direct to you – cutting out the middle men. When you purchase a GILI Paddle Board, a portion of that board sale goes directly to saving our world’s oceans and sea creatures. Check out their Save The Turtles products or Teal SUPs to help support STC at
Billion Baby Turtles: This program from the non-profit organization SEE Turtles provides financial support for important turtle nesting beaches around the world. Learn more about Billion Baby Turtles here.

Cause-Related Partners

Check out the companies that are giving back to turtles when you shop!

NyGon Bands: 10% of all profits donated to STC
INDO BOARD: 2% of all Indo Board Sea Turtle Original Balance Board sales donated to STC
DivinityLA Bracelets: 10% of profits
Turtle Beach Designs: 5% of net sales donated from all sea turtle and coastal-themed carpets
Wendy Barnes Design: 10% donated from leatherback, sea horse and starfish straw cases, bags and masks
NOGU Bracelets: 10% of net sales from the Turtle Collection
Beach Shack Sauces:5% of profits donated
Lone Palm Jewelry(previously known as Reller Gold)
Lizard Key DesignsFor the purchase of every one of these colorful, hand crafted stained glass baby sea turtles, you can help in STC’s ongoing efforts toward the protection of these wonderful sea creatures. A contributing partner since 2014 and sole proprietorship of hand crafted items, Lizard Key Designs donates 10% of net profits to the Sea Turtle Conservancy.
Lazy Turtle – 10% of profits donated
Turtle Coast Bracelet Company – 10% donated from all turtle bracelets
 “Teenage Ninja to Mutant Turtle: Becoming the Reel Raphael” by Kenn Scott. 10% of proceeds donated. Available to purchase on Amazon.
Katie’s Cottage Barn Bracelets: 25% proceeds donated.
  Glow of the Caribbean
Causelee – Fashion for a cause! Causelee donates 20% of profits from this collection to STC.

FLOAT (For Love Of All Things) – FLOAT’s focus is on creating awareness & funding for the world’s best nonprofits that are working to protect animals and our environment. They believe in their partner’s missions to end animal suffering worldwide and support their efforts to move the rest of the world to follow.
Shark Bitten – 5% donated from the sale of turtle items
Tortuga Moon – 10% donated from the sale of all items. Tortuga Moon t-shirts are also sold by STC.  An amazing Sea of Designs and Colors that are Breathtaking. A New Creation that is taking the World of Turtles by Storm. With Tie Dye and “Comfort Colors” as a background to the Fascinating, never before seen Design Style, this is a Must-See Brand and a Proud Partner of Sea Turtle Conservancy.
Shared Planet – 10% of sales donated from their Sea Turtle Highlighting Palette
Bikini Flavors – For every swimsuit sold with an STC logo, Bikini Flavors will donate back a portion of the proceeds to aid in conservation efforts. Logos can be added to any swimwear purchase anywhere you like!
Ocean Family Games, Inc. – Sea Turtle track identification t-shirt.

Photography and Artists

Special thanks to the following artists and photographers for allowing STC to use their images on our website and in our educational materials:

Ben Hicks –

Ralph Pace –

ZeroEye Photography –

David Schrichte –

Neil Ever Osborne –

Drawn by Dawn –