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Support the Nauticus Foundation

The Nauticus Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization established to support the mission and activities of Nauticus. Your generous support enables the Museum, now and in the future, to fulfill its mission benefiting the community through education, impactful experiences and by sharing access to maritime resources.

Your consideration of a long-lasting gift to the Nauticus Foundation will provide critical support to the operations of numerous initiatives to connect our waters to our community. Leave a legacy for your family, while inspiring someone else’s. Consider making a tax-deductible gift to the Nauticus Foundation today!

All gifts made be made online, via check or stock.

Please make all checks payable to the Nauticus Foundation and mail to:
Nauticus Foundation
Attn: Development Department
1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510

Other Ways to Support

Ways to Give

Reimagine Nauticus

In support of a transformational redesign project, Nauticus has launched a $21.5 million capital campaign. 

Ways to Give

Navigator’s Circle

Support Nauticus’ mission and help expand community access to our programs while also receiving exclusive membership benefits and donor recognition.

Ways to Give

Exhibit & Event Sponsorships

Learn about upcoming events/exhibits that support our mission and available corporate/individual partnerships to expand your philanthropic impact.

Ways to Give

Battleship Wisconsin Commemorative Giving

Who is your hero? Honor your veteran, first-responder, relative or friend with a permanent plaque aboard the historic Battleship Wisconsin.

Ways to Give

In-Kind Donations

Interested in donation an artifact to the Battleship Wisconsin or donating your expertise to Nauticus? Contact us to learn more.
Please note, we do not accept in-kind donations at the front desk, an appointment must be made.

Ways to Give

Donate Stock

When you make a gift of appreciated securities, you enjoy a double benefit: You’ll receive a charitable tax deduction for the full market value and pay no capital gains tax.