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  • In His Own Words: Earl F. Rippee

    Over the years, I’ve taken satisfaction in supporting the Naval Institute. I don’t always like what I read in its publications and hear at its seminars, but I am proud to do my part to make sure everyone—no matter how much I disagree with what they say—has a place to air...

    Earl F. Rippee
  • Former Prof of Naval Science Sponsors Gift...

    I am confident that the newly commissioned ensigns from Marquette will benefit from membership in the Institute,” Dave says.  “As these young men and women begin their naval careers, I want them to have the same advantages that USNI membership brought me.  The Institute is...

    David Chomeau, a retired St. Louis insurance executive
  • A Mother’s Support of her Marine Son: Going...

    Now, more than ever, there is a critical place for an organization such as the Naval Institute that encourages debate on all sides of an issue.  I decided to further support [my son’s] career choice in one of the few ways available to me—by making a gift to the Institute. ...

    Ruth Ann Raup
  • In His Own Words: Alexander Brast Thomas

    The Navy and all it stands for remain an important part of my life.  I have been a Life Member of the Naval Instiute for 40 years.  Supporting the USNI mission, financially and in other ways, is something I care about deeply.  And thinking now of the Institute’s rich and...

    Alexander Brast Thomas
  • In His Own Words: Hon. Gordon R. England

    The Naval Institute is now a national resource:  It builds public understanding of the naval services, helps to develop future naval leaders, preserves and makes widely available the history of the naval services, and influences the future direction of the sea services.

    Honorable Gordon R. England
  • In Their Own Words – Joseph Callo

    One cannot learn how important our Navy is while watching the nightly news, and that is exactly why the Naval Institute Foundation is so important.  It supports the kind of intellectual exploration of naval and maritime matters that is lacking elsewhere.  The Foundation is not just a...

    Joseph Callo
  • Rep. Forbes Thanks the Naval Institute

    I thank the Naval Institute for the great work its done for some 140 years. I¹m blessed to have supporting me an incredibly gifted young staff, and I was thinking how great it¹s been for the Naval Institute throughout all these years to give this kind of...

    Representative J. Randy Forbes (R - VA)
  • In His Own Words: George W. Carmany III

    Copies of Proceedings attracted my young grandson Charles's attention--warships caught his fancy as they had mine--so the time had come to make an honest man of him.  With help from his grandfather, Charles is now a Naval Institute Member and a sustaining donor.  As the...

    George W. Carmany III
  • In His Own Words: Ali Wambold

    The Naval Institute provides perspective for both military personnel and civilians as a concise, pertinent, knowledgeable, and objective source on vital topics.  All citizens need to be properly informed in deciding how they stand on such matters, and the Institute can make a big difference...

    Ali Wambold

Planned

Planned Giving
Welcome to the Planned Giving Site for the U.S. Naval Institute!

The staff of the U.S. Naval Institute Foundation stands ready to help you meet your unique financial needs by:

  • Providing gift plans that benefit you and your family
  • Bringing immediate and deferred tax advantages to both you and your heirs
  • Enabling your generosity to have a meaningful impact on the U.S. Naval Institute and its goals and interests, beyond your own lifetime and far into the future

Take a look around and explore the site. Learn about the many opportunities to support the U.S. Naval Institute through charitable giving. We encourage you to consider the Foundation's gift planning site a resource for all of your charitable giving needs.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your gift plans, please contact Sue Sweeney at 410-295-1054, or via e-mail at foundation@usni.org.

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:

Opportunity Is Knocking: Your IRA Is the Key

If you're looking for the most tax-effective gift to make to a charitable organization, your individual retirement account (IRA) may very well be the best choice. More...

Are You Getting the Most From Your Money?

A good financial advisor can swiftly and gracefully guide you through tricky financial waters. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to choose the right expert for you. More...

Let Your Annual Gift Continue Forever

Annual giving is the lifeblood of most charitable organizations. Being able to count on money that is raised each year allows us to continue our important work. More...

Add Years to Your Retirement Income

If you would like to receive a constant stream of income for life, cut taxes and make a charitable gift, look into attractive plans that allow you to accomplish all of this through the U.S. Naval Institute. More...

Q & A: Creating a Better Will

You've heard time and again how important it is to create a will. But how well do you know the finer points of this vital document? Quiz yourself to find out. More...

 

Contact Us

Sue Sweeney
Associate Director
Telephone: 410-295-1054

E-mail: ssweeney@usni.org

 

 

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