Our Budget

Our work is supported by tax-deductible donations from hundreds of individual supporters, ecotourism, citizen scientist research expeditions, in-kind donations, grants and lots of dedicated local elbow grease!

Between 2013-2023, we have received supporting grants & research contracts received from: SEMARNAT/DFWS Wildlife Without Borders; National Geographic Society; Idea Wild; Norcross Foundation; American Cetacean Society San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Research; American Cetacean Society Oregon Chapter; NOAA; Patagonia; ATCF and many more.

Whales of Guerrero Budget: $232,865 (November 2023-october 2024)



Community Support:

6 regional fishing and tourism coops, Dept. Ecology, Dept. Environment, Dept. Tourism, Capitania del Puerto, 12 regional schools, Guerrero Municipal Council de Turismo y participación social; Oficina de Convenciones y Visitantes de Ixtapa Zihuatanejo; Asociación de Hoteles de Ixtapa Zihuatanejo; Instituto Municipal de Ecologia; UNAM; NOAA; Guia Zanka; Dive Zihua; Casita Ecovegana; Ecotianguis; LOOT; La Raiz de la Tierra; Playa Viva


Individual Supporter revenue streams: Humpback whale adoption program; Tax-deductible donations; Citizen science research expeditions; merchandise sales.

See a list of this year’s heroic supporters here – HURRAY for you and THANK YOU, friends!