Planned Giving

Ingram Planetarium and the Museum of Coastal Carolina are run by the Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. (OIMF). OIMF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that relies on income from memberships, admissions, fundraising, grants, and donations from people like you. The mailing address for OIMF is 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC. When you are making estate planning decisions, please consider supporting OIMF with a legacy gift in any amount.

Planned giving is a way that philanthropic individuals like you can support nonprofits such as OIMF. There are many opportunities for planned giving. You can make a bequest gift from a will, living trust, retirement plan, life insurance, property, real estate, charitable gift annuity, charitable life income trust, etc. We encourage you to discuss various options with your financial advisor and select the option that works best for you.

Whatever option and amount you choose, you can be assured that your gift to OIMF will provide lasting benefits. Your gift will help OIMF continue to fulfill its mission to stimulate the general public’s interest in and understanding of the natural science, environment, and cultural history of the coastal region of the Carolinas, as well as a broader understanding of our earth, our solar system, and our universe, by providing quality educational features for both the public and school students through activities and exhibits.

For more information, please call OIMF Executive Director Terry Bryant at 910-579-1016 or email her at [email protected]