Dedicated to Ocean Exploration, Protection and Security

The Philip Stephenson Foundation was founded in 2005 as a U.S. 501(c)(3) private non-profit charity. Motivated by its grantor's long engagement with and love of the sea, the Foundation provides funding for marine exploration, protection and security, with a primary focus on U.S. and Eastern Caribbean coastal regions.

Photo: Dr. Owen Day

Photo: Lana Shore

The Coral Gardeners of Petit St. Vincent 

Divers surveying reefs in the Grenadines

Reef exploration party of OFS scientists and divers on Petit St. Vincent