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Donor FAQs

Is Ellington Fund a nonprofit?

Yes! Ellington Fund is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by donations and grants from individuals, foundations, corporations and the government. Donations to Ellington Fund are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our federal tax number is 52-1152273. The federal tax number for Duke Ellington School of the Arts is 31-1705384.

How do I obtain Ellington Fund’s financial documents?

Please click the following links for the latest financial documents:

IRS 990 Tax Form | Audited Financial Statement | W-9 Form

Does Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Ellington Fund protect donors’ information?

Yes! We are committed to protecting our donors’ information. We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Duke Ellington School of the Arts and/or Ellington Fund, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Can I opt out of receiving information from Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Ellington Fund?

Yes! You can unsubscribe safely and securely from our email lists by clicking on the link at the bottom of each email.

Where do I mail a donation?

You can donate online here or mail a check to:
Ellington Fund
Attention: Lee Jackson
3500 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20007


If you have questions about our finances, please Lee Jackson, Director of Finances at If you have a question about donating, please email Jackie Love-Baker, Director of Development at You may also find out more about us by clicking on the links below.