Support the Institute

If you found some useful information on this site, if you think we’re doing valuable research, or if you think our support of the lobster industry is worthwhile; please show us your support. Here are some ways you can help the Institute.

Make a Contribution

We invite you to join the Friends of the Lobster Institute. Whether its $1 or $100 — any amount will be warmly appreciated. Use our secure link to the University of Maine’s gift processing office to make your gift and remember to designate your gift to the Lobster Institute.

Donate your Property/Boat/Equipment
Whether it is part of your estate planning, for tax purposes or other reasons – donations of property and goods are welcomed!

Become an Industry Member

Our industry members support our work for and with the lobster industry to maintain a sustainable resource and a vital industry.  Beyond supporting our valuable research and program, as a member the Lobster Institute is a resource for your business.  We are here to provide benefits and services your business needs and can easily and quickly access.  When you call us, you will get personal attention.  If we don’t have an answer right away, we’ll do our best to find it for you. We are small enough to be nimble, yet with the international reach to connect with industry and scientific experts you need.