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Leadership Giving

With a leadership gift, you can create an impactful legacy for a program personal to you.

The Coast Guard Foundation relies on leadership gifts to fulfill our mission. With an investment gift, you can create an impactful legacy for a program personal to you and support Coast Guard members and their families well into the future.

Merit Based Scholarships for Dependents

Our scholarship program acknowledges active-duty Coast Guard members’ commitment to our country and provides an opportunity to give back to their families in recognition of a lifetime of service.

Your investment in our scholarship program will:

  • Allow more Coast Guard children the ability to attend college and technical school and earn their undergraduate degrees.
  • Allow each of our scholars the opportunity to earn a stronger living, as studies show that college and trade school graduates earn $1 million more than their high school graduate counterparts, over their lifetimes.
  • Create a strong workforce of civic-minded individuals with a significant appreciation for service, education, and community who espouse the Coast Guard’s core values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty.

How to Give:

Multi-Year Commitment Option:
$20,000 minimum investment/$5,000 annually for 4 years of college

Endowment Structure Option
:
$50,000 minimum gift to establish an endowment that will yield on average one annual $2,500 scholarship award.

Interested in supporting our Scholarships?

Adopt a Unit

There are two primary ways to directly support a Coast Guard unit with significant investment. You may select a single, multi-year commitment and pledge to support a unit over five years, or you may create an endowed gift, which will support a station, cutter or sector in perpetuity.

Multi-Year Commitment Option:
$25,000 minimum investment to provide $5,000 annually to support a Coast Guard unit or station's morale and wellness programs.

Endowment Structure Option
:
$50,000 minimum gift to establish an endowment that will yield on average one annual $2,500 scholarship award.

How to Give:

Working with Coast Guard Foundation development team, you will identify a Coast Guard area that’s important to you. Do you enjoy boating in the Great Lakes? Admire the work of rescue crews in the Gulf Coast? Appreciate the efforts of small boat operators in San Francisco Bay?

Interested in Adopting a Unit?

Enlisted Member and Spouse Education Support

Support for Coast Guard members and their spouses is an important part of our commitment to Coast Guard families. A multi-year pledge can make a difference for many; an endowment can leave a lasting legacy.

How to Give:

Multi-Year Commitment Option:
$25,000 minimum investment to provide $5,000 annually can provide grants for 50 people over the course of the gift.

Endowment Structure Option
:
$50,000 minimum gift to establish an endowment that can provide five grants annually.

Interested in our Education Support?
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