The C4 Foundation IconTHE C4 FOUNDATION

They’re here for us. Let’s be there for them.

When SEAL families make the tough transition between combat and home, they need a new set of tools to stay strong. Dedicated to the memory and values of Charles Keating IV, the C4 Foundation provides a unique neuroscience-based program, recognized by NSW, for managing the stressors that our most elite warriors and their families experience.

The C4 Foundation
NSW Personnel & Families Participating in one or more programs
Participants in Reset Programs
Participants in Family Retreat Program
Participants in Command Offsites
Participants in Special Workshops and Special Events
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Report Decrease in Stress
Report Strengthened Family Connections
Spending on Programs & Ranch Improvements

The C4 Ranch IconTHE C4 RANCH

Built by SEAL Families, for SEAL Families

The C4 Ranch is a first-of-its-kind sanctuary for active-duty SEALs and their families to reconnect, build fortitude and heal. This is where warriors get wiser, and families flourish.

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Join Us at Our Next Event

Throughout the year and across the country, C4 Foundation events raise much needed contributions and donations to support our operations and neuroscience-based programs. Consider hosting an event or a fundraising dinner in your hometown.

10x Faseter Transition
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why your donation matters

Neuroscience tells us that nature is the heart of healing, accelerating the healthy transition and decompression from combat to home by 10x. We rely solely on donations like yours to fund the C4 Foundation, C4 Ranch and our F.R.O.G. Program (Families building Resilience through Optimism and Gratitude).

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Living in the moment

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"What a weekend. We cannot thank you enough for this decompression experience and for sharing this amazing place with us. Most importantly, thank you for sharing your stories. The stories of Charlie will live on forever. We are honored to be on such hallowed ground."

– Navy SEALs (Warrior Reset Program)

Navy SEALs (Warrior Reset Program)


“Our stay at the C4 Ranch was a magical experience for our family after a very long and difficult deployment. We were able to disconnect from our busy lives and focus on reconnecting with each other.” 

– Navy SEAL Family

Navy SEAL Family


“A huge thank you for having us here for Spouse Reset. We found time to laugh, cry, and relax...all of which are scarce in our busy lives as SEAL spouses, moms, and working women. We will forever cherish the memories and friendships made here.”

– SEAL Spouses (Spouse Reset Program) 

SEAL Spouses (Spouse Reset Program) 


“Thank you so much for this space- for this pause. A beautiful retreat to rest and reset. For the kids to roam, with space to explore and be wild, rest, and reflect. Keep up the good work – our family is forever grateful for the opportunities to slip away and build each other up. Thanks for all you’ve given and continue to do. C4’s spirit is alive and well here -it truly is special.”

– Navy SEAL (Family Retreat Program)

Navy SEAL (Family Retreat Program)


GIVE HEAVY – Join The Chuck Heavy Movement

Charlie Keating’s life was a reminder that true heroism is not about seeking glory or fame, but about serving something greater than oneself. C4 embodied this ethos in everything he did, from his relentless pursuit of excellence to his unwavering dedication to helping others and his family. The Chuck Heavy Campaign is dedicated to his memory and to raise money to support the Navy SEAL community. Please consider signing up to donate $9.99 a month to support the Chuck Heavy campaign and our SEAL families for their sacrifices.

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