The Monterey Bay DART 501 c 3 corporation was established in January 2019 as a public-private non-profit organization to advance the Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology (DART) initiative. The goals of Monterey Bay DART are to:
- CONNECT: Convene stakeholders to coordinate action, advance projects, and establish productive cross-sector partnerships
- FUND: Identify, pursue and secure public and private funding to support research & development, infrastructure improvement and venture creation/growth
- EDUCATE: Host industry and educational forums. Contribute to regional workforce development. Promote curriculum development and education.
- ADVOCATE: Safe, appropriate market, facilities and airspace access