How can I help preserve the Naval Institute's photo collection?

Funds raised allow the Naval Institute to undertake preservation projects too costly to accomplish with operating funds alone. Tax-deductible gifts to the Photo Archive are used to protect the original photo images and to digitize them so they may be more widely shared. Click here to make a gift.

What?s the easiest way to donate stocks?

We will gladly provide our Merrill Lynch account number and DTC to prospective donors and assist in any way we can. For more information, please e-mail Sue Sweeney or phone her at (410) 295-1054.

Does the Naval Institute Foundation offer grants or scholarships?

No. The Naval Institute Foundation does not make grants to individuals or other organizations. Its sole purpose is to raise money to support the Naval Institute's goals.

Why does the U.S. Naval Institute need to raise funds?

Funds raised allow the U.S. Naval Institute to undertake necessary educational and preservation projects too costly to accomplish with operating funds alone. Because our traditional sources of income—membership dues, book sales, and advertising revenues —tend to fluctuate with the size of the defense community and economic swings beyond our control, it is prudent to seek additional avenues of support. Also, successful fundraising efforts will allow us to explore new ways to fulfill our mission and to strengthen our professional association.

Doesn't the U.S. Naval Institute receive government funds?

No. The U.S. Naval Institute has always been and pointedly remains independent from the military services or civilian defense contractors. This helps ensure the integrity of the open forum that has been the hallmark of the U.S. Naval Institute since 1873.


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