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Ellington Fund

The Ellington Fund empowers the next generation of emerging artists, global citizens, and critical scholars by investing in their futures today.

est. 1979

While DC Public Schools provides financial support for our academic curriculum, Ellington Fund, the charitable arm of Duke Ellington School of the Arts, must raise private funding to support our intensive arts curriculum. Donate today to help raise these vital funds so that all District youth can have access to a life-changing arts education. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our tax ID is 52-1152273.


—To sponsor, maintain and financially support the various PROGAMS AND ACTIVITIES including curriculum programs, student support services, art and academic disciplines and courses, productions, exhibits, concerts, workshops and educational seminars, and

—To provide SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE to graduates in pursuit of college or professional careers.