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Tribute Gifts

The U.S. Naval Academy Foundation’s Tribute Gift Programs welcome gifts in honor of and in memory of alumni, family, and friends at Alumni Hall, Max Bishop Stadium or Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, and the Naval Academy Chapel.

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Alumni Hall Honor Chair Program

The Honor Chair Program is a tangible way to remember and honor special individuals at the time of graduation, anniversary, or other special occasions - or just in recognition of that individual. A $1,000 gift to the Naval Academy Fund allows the permanent placement of an engraved brass plate to a seat in Alumni Hall at the Naval Academy.
*Please note that matching gifts do not count towards the $1,000 gift for an Honor Chair.Take-A-Seat orders will be processed twice annually, with installations taking place in August and December. Orders must be received by July 1 to meet the deadline for installation with the August batch. Orders must be received by November 1 to meet the deadline for installation with the December batch.

Stadium Take-A-Seat Program

Max Bishop Baseball Stadium
With a gift of $2,400 to the Baseball Excellence Fund, you can honor a classmate, loved one, or friend by "taking" a seat in Max Bishop Baseball Stadium. The honoree's name is inscribed on a plate permanently affixed to the seat; each plate permits four lines of text. Participation in the Take-A-Seat program helps to maintain the stadium and ensures that its legacy lives on for generations of graduates. You may name up to five seats in accordance with the amount of your gifts. 

Take a SeatNavy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
With a gift of $2,500 to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Maintenance Fund, you can honor a classmate, loved one, or friend by "taking" a seat in Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The honoree's name is inscribed on a plate permanently affixed to the seat; each plate permits four lines of text. Participation in the Take-A-Seat program helps to maintain the stadium and ensures that its legacy lives on for generations of graduates. You may name up to ten seats in accordance with the amount of your gifts.

Chapel Pew Program

The Chapel Pew Program is a meaningful way to remember and honor special individuals at the time of a memorialization, class reunion, anniversary, or any other special occasion. A $25,000 gift to the USNA Chapel Fund allows the permanent placement of an engraved brass plate on the inner aisle of a chapel pew at the Naval Academy Chapel. A gift of $50,000 to the USNA Chapel Fund allows for the permanent placement of an engraved brass plate on the inner and outer aisle of a chapel pew at the Naval Academy Chapel. The text of the plate is determined by the donor(s) and can include up to 4 lines with 26 characters per line.

Email donorrelations@usna.com with any questions on these programs.