Help Dolphins Today

By making a donation, you are actively participating in our work to protect wild dolphins and we rely on contributions from generous supporters like you! In addition to monetary donations, we can also accept donations of usable equipment that supports our field or in-lab work.

Since 1989, the Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) has operated the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program (SDRP). The CZS mission is to inspire conservation leadership by engaging people and communities with wildlife and nature. CZS, which also operates the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois, is an international leader in wild dolphin conservation activities and accepts tax-deductible contributions that are applied directly to the SDRP’s research and conservation activities.

To make a contribution to the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, please contact: Melissa Obrock, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships at 708.688.8394 or

The Dolphin Biology Research Institute (DBRI) — doing business as the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program — is a nonprofit organization based in Sarasota, Florida, established in 1982 to provide local logistical support to the SDRP.

Make a Tax Deductible Donation to DBRI Below

Mail Your Donation

You may also mail contributions to:

Dolphin Biology Research Institute
708 Tropical Circle
Sarasota, FL 34242