Grant Info

West Marine offers one BlueFuture grant cycle each year that benefits nonprofit organizations dedicated to youth waterlife recreation and education. Our grants provide much-needed funds so these valuable, community-based organizations may provide scholarships, purchase new equipment, maintain staff, add programs and do so much more.

2019 Annual Grant Cycle Details

Information for our 2019 Grant Cycle Applications to be posted after January 1.

  • Entry deadline: TBA
  • Grants awarded: TBA

A link to the online application will be made available once the grant process has been activated.

Thank you for your interest in BlueFuture, and we look forward to hearing from you! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us anytime at bluefuture@westmarine.com.


Affiliate Program

In addition to BlueFuture, we invite you to join our year-round Affiliate Program, which allows for up to 10% of sales generated through your custom portal on westmarine.com to be donated to your organization.

Once you establish your account, you’ll receive a link to a designated portal that is unique to your organization. When customers use your custom portal to shop westmarine.com, donations are automatically tracked and routed to you. You can promote your special shopping page with banners, business cards, handouts and word of mouth.

  1. Register your organization.
  2. Once your sign-up is complete, contact us at social@westmarine.com
  3. Post unique banners on your website to promote your portal.

Eligible to apply: Any organization, local outdoor group or club, yacht club, sailing school, blog, and media outlets including magazines and mobile apps.