The core initiatives of the St. Louis Aquarium Foundation are to:
- Provide free field trips, programs and transportation for underserved schools and organizations;
- Bring water stewardship to our region through impactful education programming and significant conservation partnerships that provide opportunities for people to engage and discover;
- Create partnerships with schools, universities and nonprofit organizations to collaborate about and increase awareness of water conservation initiatives in the community;
- Provide meaningful STEM-based, aquatic-themed education programs – meeting Missouri Assessment Program and Next Generation Science Standards – that help area teachers expand science education.