With the support of foundations we have changed the lives of over 5,000+ students a year since 2004. With the vessel Brigantine Matthew Turner, the number of served students has increased to 15,000 annually.

Ways to Help

  • Provide a Grant for Underserved Communities and Low Income Schools
  • Support our educational platforms, brigantine Matthew Turner and schooner Seaward
  • Donate In-Kind (ie., education services, expertise, materials, etc.)
  • Connect Call of the Sea with Other Like-minded Advocates

William Randolph Hearst Foundation

The Hearst Foundations are national philanthropic resources for organizations working in the fields of culture, education, health and social services. They identify and fund outstanding nonprofits to ensure that people of all backgrounds in the United States have the opportunity to build healthy, productive and satisfying lives.  In 2022 Call of the Sea received a grant of $125,000 restricted to scholarships for on-the-water education and transportation for schools.

LCG Foundation

LCG Foundation (a supporter of Call of the Sea) is a private grant-making 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that specializes in distributing financial grants to improve education.  They partner with private donors that want to help teachers, educators, or improve the systems of education, offering grants to U.S. PK-12 educators in an easy and flexible way to support their practice & providing a PK-12 grant experience that prioritizes educator needs and demonstrates its impact.