The Surfrider Foundation

is a community of everyday people who passionately protect our playground - the ocean, waves, and beaches that provide us so much enjoyment.

100% Protection Of Our Coastlines


Our model is to engage environmental experts to create solutions, unite local and national resources to protect the coast, and leverage our local chapter network’s knowledge with a national perspective.



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Who We Are


Surfrider has a dedicated team of science, environmental & legal experts who are dedicated to the protection of our ocean, waves and beaches.



Meet the Team

Our ocean, waves and beaches are everything. Let’s save them.

A Closer Look


Your donation matters. For every $1 you donate to the Surfrider Foundation, 84 cents directly funds our programs and campaigns, 13 cents is invested to generate future donations and 3 cents is devoted to our administrative and operating costs. View our annual report for a closer look. 


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We are the United States and Oceans of America

Ways to Get Involved


Join our network and help us tackle the issues that face our ocean, waves and beaches.


Support Surfrider and our network of coastal defenders.

Take Action

Take action right from your computer by contacting your elected officials.