Annual Fund

The Sultana Education Foundation’s (SEF) Annual Fund supports almost every aspect of the Foundation’s operations, including educational programs, curriculum development, maintenance of the schooner SULTANA, and the development of new strategic initiatives. The flexible nature of Annual Fund gifts is critical in ensuring that SEF has ability to continue growing and improving. Annual Fund gifts of any amount are appreciated.

Planned Giving

A Planned Gift to the Sultana Education Foundation (SEF) is a great way to support the Foundation though a gift that will benefit SEF in perpetuity. Prudently invested in one of SEF’s three endowment funds, Planned Gifts spin off approximately 5% of their principal each year, helping Sultana meet its annual operating expenses for programs, staff, and facilities. A planned gift to SEF can have the added benefit of reducing your tax burden, adding to your current income, and even […]

Event Sponsorship

Support the Sultana Education Foundation’s award winning educational school programs by becoming an Event Sponsor! Sponsorships help SEF provide its programs on a need-blind basis, while supporting events cherished by the community. Sponsorship is available for the following events: Sultana Downrigging Sultana’s Annual Gala Sponsorship opportunities start at $500 and are available to businesses and individuals Click here for sponsorship details | Click here to make a sponsorship contribution  

Captain’s Table

Captain’s Table is a special membership program for individuals and couples who make an annual contribution to the Sultana Education Foundation (SEF) of $1,000 or more. SEF’s 200+ Captain’s Table members are central to the Foundation’s success and development. Captain’s Table members receive a variety of benefits including unlimited free Sultana Sails and Kayak Paddles (limited to two per trip), a 15% discount on summer programs and adult travel, and several special Captain’s Table events.


The best way you can support the Sultana Education Foundation is by becoming a member. 100% of membership contributions are used to provide tuition support to public schools participating in SEF programs. Members receive a variety of benefits, including a 20% discount on merchandise and most public programs, regular updates, and invitations to members-only programs and events. Memberships begin at $50 per year.