Zak Noyle continues to spread his love of photography and the ocean by giving back to his ocean community. He currently hosts a community outreach aquatography workshop to teach aspiring photographers about the art of underwater photography, and makes donations to organizations that are in-line with creating a cleaner and safer ocean community.
We are pleased to consider a charitable contribution to non-profits and charities. Please note the following information on our donation program:
Donations are made to non-profit organizations for fund raising purposes, such as competitions, recognition events, holiday parties, door prizes, auction, give-a-ways, raffles, etc.
Sponsorships or donations for individuals or teams, for example walk-athons, contests, pageants, sports, scholarships or ambassador programs will not be considered.
We do not donate to organizations raising funds on behalf of another benefiting group.
Traditional donation requests will be offered a photo print of a Zak Noyle photo. We do not give monetary donations. Also note donated prints cannot be upgraded from their original size.
We only make donations to federally licensed 501 non-profit, charitable agencies.
Requests must be received at least 60 days prior to the event date to be considered.
One request per non-profit organization will be accepted within a calendar year.
Donations will be mailed directly to the not-for-profit or charitable organization. Please do not submit additional delivery or residential addresses.
Zak Noyle and his art publisher, Black Sand Publishing ask that the non-profit organization or charity acknowledges the donation (1) in the form of a written letter or email, and (2) provide a PR photo of product with top level manager and/or recipient. In addition, we appreciate and are willing to participate in cross promotion efforts such as:
Using social media outlets to tag comments and photos of donation process (@zaknoyle & @blacksandpublishing)
Highlight donated product in promotional flyers, emails, event posters, etc.
Hyperlink unique text to the zaknoyle.com website, e.g., "Big wave photographer Zak Noyle".