Ways to Give

Thank you for deciding to make a gift to Cal Maritime.  You can make an online gift or pledge here .     Scholarships provide vital assistance for our cadets and graduate students and provide a key opportunity for a diverse student body to attend the only maritime academy on the West Coast, dedicated to training the next generation of leaders in the maritime industry.   Whether you choose to support Athletics scholarships, scholarships in the academic area of your choice, or scholarships for graduate students, your support is greatly appreciated and will help recruit more students to Cal Maritime.  

Please be part of our enrollment solution!

If you prefer to send a check, your gift will be counted on the date of the postmark. So a check mailed and postmarked before or on December 31 will count as a 2023 gift, according to IRS publication 526. Please make checks payable to "The California Maritime Academy Foundation," write the department, program or fund you wish to donate to on the memo line and send the check to:

California Maritime Academy Foundation
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590-8181

For gifts from donor-advised funds, please inform your provider with the Cal Maritime Academy Foundation tax ID number  (#23-7213404 ) and the area you wish to support. 



Matching Gifts

Are you unsure if your company matches your charitable gifts? We provide fast way to check below.

Cal Maritime Foundation Matching Gift Program

During Leading the Way – The Campaign for Cal Maritime, the Foundation began a match all gifts to new or existing endowments. The match continues while funds last.

Other ways to make your gift

Some people prefer to leave a legacy gift in a will or trust while others make gifts of stocks and securities. If you are interested in options for gifts, please contact Janice Bross at jbross@csum.edu (707)654-1789. 



You may be looking for a way to make a significant gift to help further our mission. With thoughtful planning, it is possible to make a gift to Cal Maritime and receive a range of individual financial benefits, including reduced taxes, additional retirement income, and more.  For more information, contact Janice Bross (707) 654-1789 jbross@csum.edu


Many companies will match employee gifts to Cal Maritime. Employees should contact their Human Resource or Employee Benefit Office to confirm company matching gift benefits. Send completed paperwork to:

The California Maritime Academy Foundation
200 Maritime Academy Drive
Vallejo, CA 94590-8181

To find out if your company has a matching gift program, enter your employer's name below: