Chappelle Event

Thank you to all who supported our fundraiser! We appreciate you!

We have a second auction in progress with items donated by Dave Chappelle. Click here to bid.

This event was hosted by the Ellington Fund, the charitable arm of Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Donations to the Ellington Fund are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

BOARDS OF DIRECTORSThank you to our
SPONSORS
ELLINGTON FUND

Leadership
Ari Q. Fitzgerald, Esq., President
Brenda Morris, Esq., Vice President 
Amy Kauffman, Vice President 
Priscilla Clarke, Secretary
Kathleen Buhle
Matthew Gray, MBA
Annie Whatley
Jeanette S. McCune, President of DESAP


Directors 
Stacie Lee Banks
Eliot Battle, MD
Michelle D. Bernard, Esq.
Sherri N. Blount, Esq.

Zachary Cooper Cafritz
Edward L. Cohen

Francesca V. Craig
Marcus R. Johnson

Julia Massimino
Robin Nunn, Esq.

Michelle A. Persaud, Esq.
Stephanie Phillipps, Esq.

Steve Rabinowitz
Sylvia Davis White


DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL OF
THE ARTS PROJECT (DESAP)

Officers
Jeanette S. McCune, President
Ari Q. Fitzgerald, Esq., Vice President
Gregory Squires, Treasurer
Kay Twomey, Secretary

At-Large Members
Aristide J. Collins, Jr., George Washington University Representative
Edrick D. Rhodes, Kennedy Center Representative
Robin Harris, Faculty Representative
Stephanie Phillips, Esq., and
Sylvia Davis White, Ellington Fund Representatives


Ellington Fund &
DESAP Ex-Officio Members
Sandi M. Logan, Head of School and Principal
Amber Golden, SHADE President
Diamond
Dave Chappelle

Gold
Sacks Family Foundation

Silver
Ari Fitzgerald & Maria Carmona

‍Game Changers
DC Housing Finance Agency
Kimsey Foundation
Miner Anderson Family Foundation


Influencers
T-Mobile US, Inc.
Dr. Eliot and Sally Battle

Supporters
Annette M. & Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation, Inc.
Lee’s Flower and Card Shop

The Gersh Agency
The George Washington University
—–
Abeer and Yousef Al Otaiba
Brenda Morris & Terek Green

Friends
DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music & Entertainment
Industrial Bank

ServiceNow
—–
Robert Daly, Jr. & Krishna Daly
Meg & Christian Clerc
Ellen & Jack Coppley

Robert D. Horvath, Jr.
Melanie Folstad
Jenkins Brothers
Ellen & Paul McCabe
Melissa Wyers
Mary & Jeff Zients


A Special Thank You to Our Donors
PRM Consulting