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HIGHLIGHTS RESULTED FROM DONOR SUPPORT

  • We have confirmed proof-of-technology for our ocean cleanup technology in October 2021, and we have been cleaning the Great Pacific Garbage Patch since.
  • Deployed 15 river Interceptors in 8 countries, with many more in the pipeline.
  • Removed over 9 million kilograms (19 million pounds) of trash from the environment.
  • Grew from a team of volunteers, to over 130 employees – building on a strong foundation for scale-up in oceans and rivers around the world.

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    Can we give via bank/wire transfer or check?
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    Thank you for wanting to support the mission to rid the oceans of plastic!

    You can donate to either a EUR account or a USD account.

    For European donors:

    You can donate to our Dutch ANBI Foundation (Stichting The Ocean Cleanup) in with the following details:

    ACCOUNT DETAILS
    EURO IBAN: NL73 ABNA 0529 4518 24
    BIC: ABNANL2A

    Account name: Stichting The Ocean Cleanup Account holder address: Coolsingel 6, 3011 AD Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    BANK DETAILS

    Bank Name: ABN AMRO

    Bank Bank Address: Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, 1028PP Amsterdam, The Netherlands


    For US donors:

    You can donate to American Friends of The Ocean Cleanup, a US 501(c)(3) foundation supporting the same mission.
    These are the details of that foundation:

    JPMorgan Chase Bank
    383 Madison Avenue New York
    NY 10017

    ABA #: 021 000 021

    Only in case you wire from outside the US please add the SWIFT address: CHASUS33

    Account Name: American Friends of The Ocean Cleanup, Foundation
    Account #: 0000 0074 2271 452

    If you would like a receipt for your donation, please email certificates@theoceancleanup.org with your name/business name, address, email address, donation date and donation amount in order to provide your receipt. A tax receipt is only required for US federal & state tax purposes for donations of USD 250 or higher.


    Via check

    If you prefer to pay by check, you can do so to American Friends of The Ocean Cleanup, a US 501(c)(3) foundation with the mission to rid the oceans of plastic, and mail it to:

    American Friends of The Ocean Cleanup, Foundation Dept
    LA 24875 PASADENA
    CA 91185-4875

    If you would like a donation receipt for your check donation, please email certificates@theoceancleanup.org with your name/business name, address, email address, donation date and donation amount in order to provide your donation certificate. Donation certificates are only required for federal & state taxes purposes for donations of USD 250 or higher.

    Is my donation tax deductible?
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    Donors can give to two different charities, one in the Netherlands and the other in the US.

    Dutch foundation:
    The Ocean Cleanup is registered as ANBI foundation in the Netherlands (Stichting The Ocean Cleanup). If you donate on this page, you donate to this foundation. You will get an automated receipt per email after donating here on this page. You can use this receipt for your tax filing. 

    US foundation:
    It is also possible to support the mission of ridding the oceans of plastic via American Friends of The Ocean Cleanup, Foundation. A registered 501(c)(3) foundation for US donors. You can donate to this foundation here.

    Other European countries:
    You can also make a tax-deductible donation to The Ocean Cleanup from many European countries through Transnational Giving Europe.

    Other countries:
    For questions regarding tax deductions for international donations outside of Europe, please consult your tax advisor. If you wish to receive additional information on this topic, please reach out through our contact form.

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