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Donor Stories

  • In Their Own Words – Sally McElwreath Callo

    During my [naval] reserve career I came to understand the dedication of my career Navy counterparts and the overarching importance of the U.S. Navy to our past, present and future.  That has translated naturally to support for the Naval Institute Foundation and its support for the rigorous...

    Sally McElwreath Callo
  • 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
  • U of I NROTC Gift Memberships

    Digital-media entrepreneur and author Christopher P. Michel of San Francisco has agreed to underwrite Institute memberships for midshipmen in the NROTC unit at the University of Illinois for the next several years.  A former naval flight officer, Chris received his commission through this...

  • Grateful to Serve

    “Grateful to serve my God and Country in the nuclear Navy. Go Nuke!”

    Alan Park
    United States Navy
  • 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: 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
  • A Commodore to be Missed

    Though the Institute staff has the pleasure of dealing on a daily basis with many outstanding members, authors, and donors, some invariably stand out.  The late Everett “Tuck” Weaver of Winnetka, Illinois, who died in September, is one.  Generous and modest to the extreme,...

  • 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. Sean O'Keefe

    I was inspired to become a member because of the exceptional capability of the Naval Institute to focus on strategic events and frame them relative to the rich history of the naval services, to provide for the common defense, and to shape our nation's foreign policy objectives and interests...

    Honorable Sean O'Keefe

Ways to Give

Donations to the U.S. Naval Institute provide funding to mission-centric activities, preserves our history, and creates useful tools to make information and content available when and where we need it. Whether designated for a specific project, such as funding an oral history or creating a digital photo archive, or unrestricted to be used wherever the need is greatest, gifts transform everything the Naval Institute does to remain the independent forum for the Sea Services.

We hope you will give a gift and be part of the future of the Naval Institute.


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By Check

Makes checks payable to the “Naval Institute Foundation” and mail to:

Naval Institute Foundation, 291 Wood Road, Beach Hall, Annapolis, MD 21402

Gifts of Securities

Appreciated securities (stock) make excellent charitable gifts and may offer special tax benefits to you. Please contact Sue Sweeney at 410.295.1054 and provide: your name, the name of the stock to be transferred, the name and contact information of your brokerage firm, and the purpose of your gift. Then give your broker/agent the following information so that your shares may be transferred directly to our account.

  • Our Broker: Merrill Lynch
  • DTC number: 8862
  • Account number: 707-04070
  • Account name: Naval Institute Foundation, Inc.

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match any charitable contributions made by their employees and, sometimes, their retirees. Matching gifts can double or triple the size of your gift. (Note: recognition in annual and lifetime giving societies does not include matching gift contributions.)

In Honor of and In Memory of Gifts

Gifts may be made either in memory of a deceased relative or friend or in honor of someone important to the donor. For more information, contact the Naval Institute at 410.295.1054 or email Sue Sweeney.

Planned Gifts

Whether you are just starting your military career, preparing for retirement, or preserving your assets for distribution to the next generation, the planned-giving office can assist you in evaluating the best method of giving for your life stage and circumstances. If you would like to talk with a member of our staff, please contact Kirk McAlexander, Executive Vice President for Development, by phone at 410-295-1056.


 
 

Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Thu, 2018-07-12

Future Fleet Manning and Training: The Senior Enlisted Perspective A discussion with MCPON Steven S. Giordano, USNMaster Chief...

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From the Press

14 July - Book Discussion

Sat, 2018-07-14

14 July - Book Discussion

Sat, 2018-07-14

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