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Sea otter raft in Elkhorn Slough
Sea otter raft in Elkhorn Slough

Donate the old fashioned way:
Sea Otter Foundation & Trust
P.O. Box 351946
Westminster, CO 80035

SOFT’s 2018 grant awardees are:

  • Elkhorn Slough Foundation’s OtterCam technology: allowing people around the world to view sea otters in their wild habitat and promote the use of the cam for research & conservation.
  • Seattle Aquarium: investigating toxins from sea otter food sources to better understand the effects on captive & wild sea otter populations in Washington State; and ultimately, toxins found in food sources for the general public.
  • Graduate student Risa Pesapane, University of California Davis: studying sea otter respiratory mites & their impact on the spread of respiratory disease.
  • Graduate student Sarah McKay Strobel, University of California Santa Cruz: studying foraging efficiency in sea otters by investigating sensory mechanisms, especially touch.

Past grant awardees:

Oregon Wild, NOAA’s Team OCEAN, Graduate students from Sonoma State University & University of California Santa Cruz, Oregon Zoo Foundation & The Marine Mammal Center.  

We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN: 46-4183357.

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Ensuring the survival of sea otters in their habitats.