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SIRF’s research and operating funds come entirely from generous donations made by individuals and corporations who support our mission of sponsoring scientific research of immediate and practical use by the seafood industry.

Donations may be made in recognition or honor of others and will be recorded and referenced as such. The majority of our funding is derived from several Perpetual Funds that are established as either memorials or living tributes. Each fund is assigned a target amount for full funding. When the target is met, the fund is considered "complete" though additional contributions may still be made to it at any time. Funds that have not yet met their target amount are considered "open." SIRF also accepts general donations, without reference to a specific Perpetual Fund.

To make a donation to any of these funds, or to make a general donation, you may either:

  1. Download this PDF form here and (a) FAX it to (703) 752-7583, Attention: SIRF, (b) mail it to SIRF, Suite 700, 7918 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102-3319, or (c) email it to .
  2. Make a secure donation via PayPal:

To make a donation via bank transfer or to assign a gift of securities to SIRF, please call (703) 752-8890 or send a message to .

SIRF is a 501(c)3 organization and contributions from individuals or corporations to SIRF may be tax-deductible. Donors are encouraged to seek appropriate independent tax advice.

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