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Do you know who makes the greatest impact for ocean protection? You do! When you become a Finathon® fundraiser, you take the future of our ocean into your own hands.

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Fundraise for Ocean Protection

We Support You

We know you love the ocean but what else excites you? Love running? Create a running team and knock your fundraising socks off! Is bowling up your alley? Then get your mind in the gutter and hit a strike for ocean protection! There’s no set formula for the Finathon – the possibilities are as vast as the ocean.

As divers, we know that tackling two of the biggest threats facing our ocean – marine debris and over-exploitation of shark and ray species – is a real challenge.  Project AWARE’s Finathon is the ultimate way divers support ocean protection – fins on and off. Now more than ever before, divers are taking a stand for conservation.

Together our actions make an impact

Finathon brings the dive community together to raise critical funds and awareness for the plight of our ocean and its wildlife.

Your dedication and creativity fuel grassroots action and policy change in two areas - Marine Debris and Sharks in Peril - necessary to ensure a clean, healthy ocean planet today and in the future.

You are the true ambassador for ocean protection. When you band together with ocean heroes across the globe you help Project AWARE:

  • Fight to stop the ugly journey of our trash
  • Insist on full protections for the most vulnerable shark and ray species
  • Negotiate policies that ensure a brighter future for our ocean and its wildlife


Get started today! Download your Finathon Action Kit and create your personal or team online fundraising profile.


Looking to get your hands dirty for ocean protection? We have limited FREE Tough Mudder places to give away, so join us now!

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Ocean Protection Starts With You


Whatever your passion, the Project AWARE fundraising team is here to support you. We can’t wait to hear from you so if you need some guidance to get started with your Finathon, contact us and we'll guide you every step, stroke or giant stride of the way!


Fundraisers, please ensure you comply with all applicable local, state, provincial, and federal civil and criminal laws.

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