Our Model

Our Chapters

Our dynamic and passionate network is dedicated to the protection of our ocean, waves and beaches.

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Through our network of local activists and chapters, Surfrider affects change at a local level by community involvement and cooperation with local cities and governments.

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Our experts in every coastal region in the United States bring our chapters together when issues grow larger than a single chapter.

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Our dedicated team of legal, policy and environmental experts work with federal agencies to affect change at a national level.

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Our History

For more than 34 years, the Surfrider Foundation has been protecting what you love.

What started as a group of surfers that came together to protect Malibu from overdevelopment and pollution has grown into one of the most powerful coastal protection groups in the world.

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The impact of your donation

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. Help us get one step closer to our vision of 100% protection of our coasts.

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Every donation makes a difference and has a tremendous impact on our work!

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