Donate to Phillips Wharf

How is Phillips Wharf funded?

As a private, non-profit organization, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center relies entirely on grants and donations to fund our educational programs, maintain the Fishmobile, sponsor lectures, and support our operations and activities.
Please use the "Donate Now" button below to make a donation to Phillips Wharf, and thank you for your help in advancing our mission to encourage, educate, and engage Chesapeake Bay stewards of all ages through interactive experiences.
With your help, we can continue showcasing the Chesapeake Bay's ecosystem and its inhabitants, with a vision to enhance and sustain the Chesapeake Bay's ecosystems. Every gift, of every amount, makes a difference. Thank you again.

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What will my donation support?

Your generous donations and support will help Phillips Wharf to:
  • Expand our first rate, hands on educational activities.
  • Provide a new aquaculture learning experience for watermen and the public.
  • Retain a working waterfront on Tilghman Island to provide sustainably harvested seafood.
  • Increase participation in our oyster growing program to restore oyster beds in the Bay.
  • Encourage and demonstrate conservation landscaping practices.

Is My Donation Tax Deductible?


Phillips Wharf Environmental Center is a registered 501(c)3 organization.
Donations are tax deductible.

What other ways can I support Phillips Wharf?

Phillips Wharf has many ways for everyone to get involved in creating a better future for our beloved Chesapeake Bay and its many tributaries. We believe it all starts with education and awareness.
View our How To Help page to learn how you can support Phillips Wharf.
Proceeds from our Buy-A-Brick Fundraiser go toward furnishing our newly erected classroom with microscopes, tools and teaching equipment.

Can I designate my gift for a special activity or purpose?

Yes. If it is important to you. You can also view our wishlist of items that we need to furnish our new classroom, fishmobile and campus.