Select Page


Support the Nauticus Foundation

The Nauticus Foundation is the 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.

Consider making a tax-deductible gift to the Nauticus Foundation today!
Questions? Please contact the Development office at or 757-664-1046

Note: The CARES ACT passed by Congress included a change in tax laws for 2020 that will benefit you directly. The Charitable Giving Incentive applies to all taxpayers and allows a deduction for total charitable contributions of up to $300 made this year. Consult your tax-advisor for more information.

Navigator’s Circle

The Navigator’s Circle is a community of supporters, whose generosity helps sustain Nauticus’ exhibitions, innovative programs, collections and history of our natural waterways. Members of the Navigator Society receive all memberships benefits plus exclusive amenities.

Learn More

Exhibit & Event Sponsorships

Celebrate the science and practices of maritime world! Learn about upcoming events/exhibits that support our mission and available corporate/individual partnerships to expand your philanthropic impact.

Learn More

Planned Giving

Build a legacy for generations to come. 

Learn More

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.

Donate Stocks, Mutual Funds or Bonds


Give back through volunteering and join our crew!

Learn more