Support HumanitiesDC

Make a Donation

Partner with us to power the humanities! HumanitiesDC relies on gifts from our community to make our work possible. Whether you are a new supporter or a long-time champion, we are grateful for your partnership.

Check out this video from the 2024 HumanitiesDC Community Showcase to learn more about the Humanists you can support today.

“I might have done the leg work, but it was the HumanitiesDC team that did the heavy lifting.
Without their support the stories of that I tell would be much less meaningful.”

-Andrena Crockett, Grantee

Other Ways to Give

Send a Donation Check by Mail

You can donate by sending a check made out to “Humanities Council of Washington DC” to our office address below:

1804 T Street NW
Washington DC 20009

All gifts to HumanitiesDC are tax-deductible. HumanitiesDC’s tax identification number is 52-1166432. Please reach out to or call 202-770-3077 with any questions.

Become a Monthly Sustainer

By checking the box that says “Show my support by making this a recurring donation,” you will help to provide a steady, consistent source of support for humanities programming across DC. Your credit card will be charged automatically each month on the same day of the month as your first gift.

You can update your recurring gift by emailing or calling 202-770-3077 to connect with a team member.

Donate From Your Donor Advised Fund

Please direct your Donor Advised Fund (DAF) grant to be mailed to our office address below:

1804 T Street NW
Washington DC 20009

Donors using Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable or BNY Mellon: please use the convenient DAF Direct link to designate your gift.

Include HumanitiesDC in your Estate Planning

If you have included HumanitiesDC in your estate plans, please let us know! We’re eager to connect with you. Please email or call 202-770-3077 to connect with a team member.

Workplace Donations

Many workplaces will match donations made by employees. Some workplaces also match volunteer hours with dollars to a nonprofit of the employee’s choice. Contact your HR department to see if your donation to HumanitiesDC is eligible for a matching gift.