Ways To Give

DAN saves lives. So can YOU!

DAN thrives because of the generosity of its members. Your donations transform the lives of divers in need. You help provide services such as worldwide emergency medical response. You sponsor life-support equipment. You support the next generation of dive safety leaders.

Consider our annual averages:
  • DAN responds to 3,500 calls on the DAN Emergency hotline.
  • DAN answers about 8,000 phone calls and 4,000 emails each year through the DAN Medical Information Line.
  • More than 12,000 divers receive certification in one of DAN's dive safety training programs.
  • DAN Research works on multiple projects to make diving safer.

  • DAN is here for you when you need us, and there are many ways you can be there for DAN.

    You can host a fundraiser, and DAN is happy to support your efforts. Use our fundraising guide to get started, and be sure to let us know all about the event. We've got a support package just for you!

    You can send a direct donation and support a specific program such as:
  • The DAN Emergency Hotline — $50 sponsors 20 minutes of the hotline; $3,600 sponsors one day.
  • An educational webinar on dive safety — $75 sponsors one webinar.
  • A DAN Research intern — $100 sponsors one day.
  • An AED or oxygen unit for an area in need — $250 sponsors a portion of an AED or oxygen unit.
  • RCAP training course participant — $500 sponsors one participant.
  • An endowment
  • The area of greatest need

  • You can also choose how you wish to donate.
  • Online with a credit card*
  • Send a check or money order**
  • By phone at +1-919-684-2948 ext. 611
  • Planned giving

  • Every gift to DAN is appreciated, but with specific levels of support, you become a Friend of DAN.

    Donate now!


    *Online donations are processed with credit cards. DAN accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.

    ** U.S. funds only, payable to Divers Alert Network
    Please mail your gift by check to Divers Alert Network, Attention: Development, 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC 27705. Checks received and noted on the check as a gift will not be used for any other purpose; the funds will be deposited as a gift to DAN. Receipts provided by request for donations more than $100.