Corporate Giving

  • USAA

    The U.S. Naval Institute is grateful to USAA for its generous support to our 2012 Defense Forum Washington.

    Sponsor of DFW 2012

Corporate Opportunities

The Naval Institute is a preeminent thought leader with a widely recognized brand. Its media -- print and electronic -- and conferences play a major role in debates on all naval issues. Corporations that partner with the Naval Institute will:

  • Show they intend to play a constructive role in the open forum, encouraging and learning from those differing views.
  • Demonstrate their commitment to cost-effective, secure solutions for the Navy and Marine Corps.
  • Illustrate their commitment to Sailors and Marines of all ranks.

Corporate Philanthropic Involvement

The Naval Institute has developed and cultivated a variety of mutually beneficial relationships with corporations over the years. Corporations provide philanthropic support to a myriad of programs including:


Each year companies strengthen their brands by partnering with the Naval Institute in staging four major symposia on both coasts:

Essay Contests

Essay contest sponsorship advances important donor goals by signaling the sponsor’s strong support of the naval services and their increasingly demanding missions and by fostering informed discussion of important naval issues. Essay contests are:

  • Central to the development of the Navy’s strategy and tactics for over one hundred years
  • Fulfill the Naval Institute’s educational mission by encouraging writing on important issues facing the Sea Services
  • Spur discussion of these issues, not only in Naval Institute media, print and digital, but in other leading defense and national security forums.

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Conferences and Events

WEST 2019

Wed, 2019-02-13 - Fri, 2019-02-15

Sharpening the Competitive Edge: Are We Ready to Compete, Deter, and Win Globally? Wednesday, 13 February - Friday, 15 February...

2019 U.S. Naval Institute Member Event

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From the Press

13 December - Book Talk & Signing

Thu, 2018-12-13

J. Michael Wenger

13 December - Book Talk & Signing

Thu, 2018-12-13

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