The INA Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1985 and separate from INA. The purpose of the INA Foundation is the advancement of nautical archaeology conducted by the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. Donations to the INA Foundation are tax-deductible. Donors can view the INA Foundation’s Guidestar profile here.
The INA Foundation Board manages endowments that support the work of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. These endowments help fund different aspects of INA’s work, including student scholarships, archaeology and fieldwork grants, INA’s research vessel Virazon II, and INA’s research center in Bodrum, Turkey. Donors who may be interested in enhancing the work of INA through a gift to the INA Foundation may want to consider the following funding opportunities: