Restoring Reefs. Making a Difference.

The Coral Restoration Foundation is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to creating off-shore nurseries and restoration programs for threatened coral species.

Who We Are

We develop off-shore coral nurseries and reef restoration programs for critically endangered coral reefs at local, national, and international levels.

What We Do

We develop effective strategies for protecting and restoring coral reefs, and empower others to do use these strategies in their coastal communities.

How You Can Help

Get involved in our volunteer programs, including dive programs and a PADI Specialty course, or choose to donate to coral restoration.

Corals Planted Last Year (2014)

Number of Corals to Plant in 2015

Corals Planted This Year So Far

Get Involved

We have many ways you can get involved with what we do—no matter where you are in the world.
We are always looking for help—on land and in the water.
Learn more about where your donations go, and how they help.
We can tailor a 1-Day or 2-Day program for your dive group.
Group Trips
We love helping you bring CRF into your classroom, no matter where you are!
We run a handful of public dive programs. See the calendar!
Dive Programs
Are you a dive shop interested in offering coral restoration trips?
Dive Shops

Latest News

Photography Contest

Call for entries! We are excited to bring a new event to the community this year for everyone to participate in, whether you are a diver or just a coral reef enthusiast. CRF is hosting a photography contest open to all amateur photographers, including students of all ages. Submit your entries now through February 28th.

Categories Include:

Best Overall | Macro | Wide-angle | Student: K-6th grade | Student: 7th-12th grade | Voter’s Choice

Gala 2015

Our Third Annual Gala was a smashing success! Everyone who attended was lovely and made the evening exciting and enjoyable. Thank you to all the attendees, interns, staff, volunteers, and board members who made Gala 2015 happen.

Let’s Dive!

Join us on March 24th, 2015 for a full day of coral restoration.

Learn about what we do, and then help us do it. Lecture, lunch, tanks and weights included.

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Keep up with what we’re doing from month to month, including updates on on-going research collaborations, dive trips, and more.

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