Consider making a donation today. BIMI is a registered 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization, and all donations are tax deductible. Your donation directly supports our mission, to preserve and promote the rich marine and maritime heritage of Block Island through education programs aimed at increasing the public’s awareness and knowledge. The Block Island Maritime Institute greatly accepts donations via check.

Our mail address is:
P.O. Box 358
Block Island, RI 02807

Join us in supporting our efforts to educate students, train specialists, study wildlife, and explore the Island’s ocean. Your contribution makes all this possible.

Help the Block Island Maritime Institute’s collections grow. If you have maritime related items you would like to donate, please email us at
Every gift counts.