West Marine is the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, with nearly 250 company-operated stores in 38 states and Puerto Rico.
West Marine kicks off its annual Month of Giving on Friday to support its nonprofit BlueFuture program.
West Marine raised more than $41,300 in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during an October fundraiser in stores across the country.
West Marine, which closed on its sale to private equity firm Monomoy Capital Partners earlier this month, will continue to focus on its core boat business as the company moves ahead.
West Marine said it will begin accepting online applications on Sept. 1 for its next round of 2017 BlueFuture grants.
West Marine said it is looking for marine-focused nonprofits in the Hilton Head area of South Carolina to participate in a BlueFuture “All Day Give Back” community day on Sept. 30.
West Marine is sponsoring Northern California’s 16th annual Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race.
West Marine is sponsoring the third annual Coastal Conservation Association Statewide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo in Florida.
West Marine said it is hosting a 12-day, safety-inspired fundraiser in its stores across North America and at its website.