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For over a decade, the number marine mammals sightings in the waters around New York City has increased annualy. Gotham Whale is the first organization to research, educate, and advocate for these amazing animals that are seen "with the skyline of Manhattan in the background".

Help us become a self-sustaining entity and be part of this exciting and important work, by becoming a Gotham Whale member.

Menhaden or "Bunker" Membership - $25 annually or $5 monthly

The key to our Whale's return, menhaden are the sustenance for all our whales.  When you join our 'school' of supporters, you bring us one step closer to becoming a self sustaining organization. With an annual or monthly membership, we humbly ask you to give what you can and receive these benefits:

  • Welcome Gift - bumper sticker for your very own 'sighting'
  • Early Access to our Quarterly newsletter, The Gam
  • Invitation to special events and programs
  • First access to Event Registration
  • Virtual Programs & Recordings

Join our Pod!

Support our mission by giving us 'mini-grant' and coming aboard a research cruise!

Sustaining Memberships & Sponsors

Blue Whale or Sponsor - $1000

Corporate or personal contribution to sustain our efforts Includes everything in Basic membership plus:

  • Free cruises for 10 on the American Princess
  • Gotham Whale virtual presentation or Q&A for your group, staff, or organization

Moby Dick or Benefactor and Sustaining Advocate - $5000

Lifetime membership for 'Menhaden' benefits including:

  • Early Access to our Quarterly newsletter, The Gam
  • Invitation to special events and programs
  • First access to Event Registration
  • Virtual Programs & Recording

As well as:

  • Free cruises for 10 on the American Princess
  • Gotham Whale virtual presentation or Q&A for your group, staff, or organization, in-person events in the NYC area may be coordinated upon request.