PADI AWARE Foundation is a publicly funded non-profit with three registered charities across the globe. Our mission is to drive local action for global ocean conservation. We advance our mission through citizen science, public policy and community grants. 

Every donation given is independently audited and allocated to ocean protection in our five areas below:

PADI AWARE® Foundation donations are 100% tax-deductible where allowed by law. With over 30 years in conservation, we are an independently audited, non-profit charity with above industry standard donation impact. 

85% of our conservation work is funded by the generosity of individual donors like you.

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