There are so many ways which you can support CCMI. One of the most impactful is by becoming a member, with an annual, recurring donation.

Membership Programme

Our membership programme has special benefits and privileges to recognize your generosity all year long. As a member, at all levels, you are making a large impact and making possible our innovative education initiatives, community engagement and critical conservation efforts toward protecting our oceans. Our vision of vibrant oceans and healthy coral reefs begins with you.

Grouper members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free subscription to the E-newsletter
  • Members-only invitations to special events (often streamed)
  • Advanced notice of our annual Festival of Seas
  • Members-only year-end update
  • Gorgeous ‘Thank You’ photo (sent digitally)

Eagle ray members enjoy all of the benefits of the Grouper level, plus

  • Special digital package: thank you card, wallpaper, ecards that can be used throughout the year
  • Free eagle ray t-shirt when you attend one of our weekly tours, events or galas

Mariner members enjoy all the benefits of the eagle ray level, plus:

  • Personalized sponsorship video
  • Invitation to a snorkel tour of our coral nursery
  • Two complimentary tickets to the annual Festival of Seas

Ambassador members enjoy all the benefits of the Mariner level, plus:

  • Exclusive naming opportunity of a coral at the reef restoration site. We will send you photos of your coral and information on its location.
  • Two additional complimentary tickets to the annual Festival of Seas (four total)

Explorer members enjoy all the benefits of the Ambassador level, plus:

  • Annual invitation to meet the team at CCMI (includes lunch with the team)
  • Free annual SCUBA dive with our scientists on our research vessel for certified divers or snorkel for non-divers
  • Invitation to the annual Royal Gala in London

Navigator members enjoy all the benefits of the Explorer level, plus:

  • Invitation to exclusive events for you and your guest to dive with our researchers
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Royal hosted gala in London
  • Special Navigators certificate of recognition
  • Photographs from our annual Gala

A vital part of the Central Caribbean Marine Institutes future, the Navigator’s Council is an active and committed group of patrons who love the ocean and want to contribute with a long-lasting, 3-year renewable support.  The Navigators make it possible for CCMI to have critical, unrestricted support for our mission and programs.

  • Invitations to all VIP council events
  • Special Navigators Annual Report
  • Individualized visits to our research and conservation sites

Payment and Registration

Members may choose between the following options to register and pay:

  1. In person: at the Little Cayman Research Centre by check, cash, or card
  2. Via EMAIL
  3. Online HERE