Ways to Give

Thank you for deciding to make a gift to Cal Maritime. You can make an online gift or pledge here .  

If you prefer to send a check, please make it 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

Bricks are Back

Commemorative Brick Plaza at the renovated Mayo Hall is a tribute to those who have made Cal Maritime the outstanding Academy it is today.  If you missed getting a brick prior to the renovation, you are now in luck. There is room for more bricks and all donations for bricks help fund the Cal Maritime Student Activities Endowment.

Placing a brick is a special opportunity to make your mark on the Academy's history, while contributing to cadet success. Bricks are 4" by 8" and are $175 each.

To order a brick online, please visit www.csum.edu/support/donate.html . In "Designation," scroll down and select "Paving the Way Brick." All gifts for bricks are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Your electronic receipt includes a link to personalize your brick. There is a maximum of three lines, a minimum of one line, 20 characters per line and spaces between words count as one character.  Cal Maritime reserves the right to approve all wording on the bricks.

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 will funds last.

Other ways to make your gift

Cash and checks are welcome, but aren’t the only way to make a 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 and endowments, please contact Janice Bross at jbross@csum.edu or (707) 654-1789. For legacy gifts, please contact Kathy Baird at kbaird@csum.edu or (707) 654-1295.



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 Kathy Baird at kbaird@csum.edu or (707) 654-1295

Learn more today about planned giving.

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: