About

OceanGate Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) organization that advances understanding of the ocean by providing grants in support of scientific and archaeological marine research, with an emphasis on innovative technologies such as human-occupied submersibles; and by supporting efforts to engage and inspire explorers, researchers, civic leaders and others in the public who share an interest in understanding the ocean. The foundation is the primary philanthropic partner of OceanGate Expeditions.

KEY MILESTONES

Dive deeper into our archaeological discoveries, marine science expeditions and public outreach.

2023

Titanic Expedition

St. John’s, Newfoundland

2022

Titanic Expedition

St. John’s, Newfoundland

2021

Titanic Expedition

St. John’s, Newfoundland

Hudson Canyon Mapping Project

New York, New York

2019

King Herod’s Harbor

Caesarea, Israel

2018

Salish Sea Survey Expedition

Friday Harbor, Washington

2017

Roman Merchant Shipwreck

Caesarea, Israel

2016

Greater Farallones National Marine Sancturary

California

2015

Cyclops 1 Unveiling

Seattle, Washington

Flower Garden Banks

Gulf of Mexico

USS Macon

Big Sur

2014

King Herod’s Harbor

Caesarea, Israel

2013

Akko

Israel

2012

USS Hatteras

Gulf of Mexico

2011

Educational Outreach Programs

2010

OceanGate Foundation

Founded

KEY MILESTONES

Dive deeper into our archaeological discoveries, marine science expeditions and public outreach.

2022

Titanic Expedition

St. John’s, Newfoundland

2021

Titanic Expedition

St. John’s, Newfoundland

Hudson Canyon Mapping Project

New York, New York

2019

King Herod’s Harbor

Caesarea, Israel

2018

Salish Sea Survey Expedition

Friday Harbor, Washington

2017

Roman Merchant Shipwreck

Caesarea, Israel

2016

Greater Farallones National Marine Sancturary

California

2015

Cyclops 1 Unveiling

Seattle, Washington

Flower Garden Banks

Gulf of Mexico

USS Macon

Big Sur

2014

King Herod’s Harbor

Caesarea, Israel

2013

Akko

Israel

2012

USS Hatteras

Gulf of Mexico

2011

Educational Outreach Programs

2010

OceanGate Foundation

Founded

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
David Williamson
President
OceanGate Foundation
Krishna Roy
Former Branch Chief, Global Program
U.S. Fish & Wildlife – Conservation
Senior Advisor to Non-Profits
Stockton Rush
Chief Executive Officer
OceanGate Incorporated
Christopher M. Bechhold
Partner
Thompson Hine LLP
Steve Phelps
President, Chief Investment Officer
Badgley Phelps Wealth Managers
Wendy Rush