Get Involved

Welcome to the ‘Get Involved’ section of the website

In this section you will find information on the many ways that you can support the work of HWDT. As a small charity, HWDT relies on the generosity of its supporters to continue our research and education project work to ensure the conservation of our whales, dolphins, and porpoises in their natural marine environment. Even the smallest contribution can make a huge difference.

Volunteer with HWDT

Volunteers are essential to the work of the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust. We welcome volunteers to assist in our Visitor Centre and Shop, to contribute to our education work, and to participate in our boat-based monitoring trips.


Become a friend of HWDT today, enjoy the fantastic benefits and make a real difference to the conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Sponsor a whale or dolphin

Help safeguard a Hebridean whale or dolphin for future generations by sponsoring your chosen minke whale, bottlenose dolphin or killer whale.

Name a whale

HWDT is the only UK charity to offer you the opportunity to exclusively name a Hebridean minke whale.

Donate to HWDT

Support HWDT and contribute to the conservation of Hebridean whales, dolphins and porpoises by donating money or equipment.

Challenge Events

Raise money for HWDT and have the experience of a lifetime!

Corporate Support

HWDTs corporate support scheme helps us delivers tangible research and education results.  HWDT is delighted to work with environmentally responsible companies and is grateful for their support.


If you have had pleasure or special memories of marine mammals and the Scottish west coast you can help ensure their future by leaving a legacy to HWDT. We also welcome donations in memory of loved ones.


Keep up to date with news from HWDT with our e-newsletter.

Other ways to help

Find out how to make small changes to your everyday lifestyle that will greatly improve our seas and protect marine wildlife for future generations.