Naval Institute Foundation

The Naval Institute has established the Quill and Sword Legacy Society to recognize supporters who include the Institute in their estate plans. For more information, contact Lisa Taylor at (410) 295-1063 or at [email protected] .


Join the Leaders!

Our thanks to the following individuals whose generosity in 2008 distinguishes them as members of The 1873 Society (for gifts of $5,000 or more).

Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo,

USNR (Ret.) and Captain Sally McElwreath, USNR (Ret.)

Sergeant Major Charles W. Godwin, USA (Ret.)

*Mr. Thomas M. Gunn

Admiral James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.)

Mr. Merrill D. Martin

Mr. Christopher P. Michel

Edward and Joyce Miller

Captain Randell H. Prothro, USN (Ret.)

Vice Admiral Norman W. Ray, USN (Ret.)

The John J. Schiff Family

Colonel Willard B. Snyder, USAR (Ret.)

Major General Thomas L. Wilkerson, USMC (Ret.)

Anonymous Donor

* Deceased


Matching Gifts Enhance Your Support

Employer gift matching is a simple and effective way to boost your support of the Naval Institute. A number of companies match or even double tax-deductible gifts made by staff, board members, and retirees as a way of adding the weight of their charitable dollars to the interests of their associates.

The human resources department can advise whether your company matches gifts, and if the Institute fits within the guidelines of their giving program. If so, most employers will provide a form or offer applications at their Web site. When you mail the completed form to us with your personal gift by check or credit card, the Naval Institute is able secure the matching funds and magnify the impact of your support.

In recent months, the Naval Institute Foundation has received gift matches from:


Bank of America


General Electric


Mutual of America

Pilgrim Technology

Portland General Electric




Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Fri, 2016-07-08

You are cordially invited to: Delivering on the Vision for the Future of Submarine Warfare A discussion with Rear Admiral Charles...

2016 Naval History Conference

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

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