A 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization, the DC Jazz Festival® and its 2021 programs are made possible, in part, with major funding from the Government of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, Mayor; the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs program and the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities; with major grants and awards from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Galena-Yorktown Foundation, the  National Endowment for the Arts, the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, HumanitiesDC, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Gillon Family Charitable Fund, the Venable Foundation, The Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts, The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, the John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation, and The Leonard and Elaine Silverstein Family Foundation.

Thank You To Our Supporters

We are grateful for our major corporate and media funders who help us make the magic!

Major Supporters
Corporate Supporters
Media Partners
Community Partners

We are grateful to the following Community Partners who help us advance our mission and goals, celebrate all things jazz citywide, provide music education for all ages and backgrounds, and keep jazz thriving in the District.

Anacosta Business Improvement District
Atlas Performing Arts Center
Bishop Walker School
Capital Community News
Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation
Destination DC
District Wharf
Downtown Business Improvement District
Embassy of Canada
Embassy of Colombia
Embassy of Finland
Embassy of France
Embassy of Japan
Embassy of Switzerland
Events DC
The Georgetowner
Georgetown Law Center
Howard University
House of Sweden
Italian Cultural Institute
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Kreeger Museum
Live From Our Living Rooms
National Gallery of Art
The Phillips Collection
SHADD Pianos
Sitar Arts Center
Transparent Productions
The Washington Informer
The Washington Post
Whitman Walker Health
The Yards
Our Circle of Friends

Thank You for Supporting DC Jazz Festival

Many thanks to our Circle of Friends! Through generous donations, grants, awards, sponsorship, matching gfits, and in-kind support, YOU make it possible for us to advance our signature events: the annual DC JazzFest, DCJF Education, and the Fishman Embassy Series. (Donors listed have contributed from  January 1, 2020 to the present.)

Interested in joining our Circle of Friends? Learn how.

Chairman's Circle ($25,000)
Producer's Circle ($10,000)
Artistic Director's Circle ($5,000)
Ovation Society Circle ($2,500)
Benefactors Circle ($1,000)
Patron ($350+)