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Support Us

Help us spread the joy of jazz!

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Whether you love jazz - as an artist, an expert or a casual fan - or you're looking for a way to give back to the DC community, joining the Circle of Friends is a great way to make an impact and find connections through music. 100% of your contribution will support DC Jazz Festival Education Programs, which take place year-round and provide resources and learning opportunities for students of all ages.

Every dollar counts, no gift is too small.

$350

enables five DCPS students to attend a master class with a  renowned musician!

$5,000

enables DCJF to connect the community with major artists through the free Jazz 'n Families Fun Days program!

$1,000

enables 20 DCPS students to attend a master class with a renowned musician!

$10,000

supports our math and reading initiative/early childhood education program,

DC Jazz Bops!

$2,500

enables 200 students to attend a professional jazz performance!

$25,000

enables DCJF to bring professional artists to students through our educational programs year-round!

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Circle of Friends

As thank you for your support, members of our Circle of Friends receive complimentary tickets, VIP experiences, invites to exclusive concerts, and more!

Patron Circle: $350 - $999

Pay for five DCPS students to attend a master class with a renowned musician! Benefits include:

  • Two (2) VIP tickets to one (1) Embassy Series Cultural Exchange Concert (held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink)

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Patron’s Circle level

  • Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Benefactor Circle: $1,000 - $2,499
 

Enable 20 DCPS students to attend a master class with a renowned musician! Benefits include:

   

  • Tickets to 2024 DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, details TBD when schedule is announced 

  • Two (2) tickets to all Embassy Series Cultural Exchange Concerts (held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink)

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Benefactor’s Circle level

  • Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Ovation Society Circle: $2,500 - $4,999
 

Enable 200 students to attend a professional jazz performance! Benefits include:

  

  • Tickets to 2024 DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, details TBD when schedule is announced 

  • Four (4) VIP tickets to select Embassy Series Cultural Exchange Concerts (held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink)

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

  • Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Artistic Director Circle: $5,000 - $9,999

 

Enable DC Jazz Festival to connect the community with major artists through the free Jazz 'n Families Fun Day programs! Benefits include:   

  • Tickets to 2024 DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, details TBD when schedule is announced 

  • Four (4) VIP tickets to all Embassy Series Cultural Exchange Concerts (held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink)

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Artistic Director Circle level

  • Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

Producer's Circle: $10,000 - $24,999

 

Support our math and reading initiative/early childhood education program, DC Jazz Bops! Benefits include:

  • Tickets to 2024 DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, details TBD when schedule is announced 

  • Six (6) tickets to all Embassy Series Cultural Exchange Concert (held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink)

  • Four (4) merchandise packages including lifestyle t-shirts

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Producer’s Circle level

  • Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

Chairman's Circle: $25,000+

 

Enable DC Jazz Festival to bring professional artists directly to students through our educational program year-round! Benefits include:

  • Tickets to 2024 DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, details TBD when schedule is announced 

  • Four (4) merchandise packages

  • Eight (8) tickets to all Embassy Series Cultural Exchange Concerts; held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink)

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Chairman’s Circle level

  • Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

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Matching Gift Program

As a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the DC Jazz Festival® is eligible for many employers' Matching Gifts programs. And, if you have given already this year, the good news is that you may still be eligible. Just contact your Human Resources Department to see whether a gift can be matched. If so, obtain a matching gift form from your Human Resources Department and return it to the DC Jazz Festival, along with your contribution or a copy of your contribution.

Click here for a list of participating companies.

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Corporate Support

DCJF offers sponsors a variety of ways to engage our audiences. All packages are customizable to create an individualized package that meets your goals. We currently annual and multi-year sponsors to support:
 

  • DC JazzFest and DC JazzFest at The Wharf

  • Fishman Embassy Series

  • DCJazzPrix

  • DCJF Music Education 

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Send an email to sponsor@dcjazzfest.org, Subject: DC JazzFest Sponsorship.  You may also complete the form below and a member of our team will contact you.

Volunteer

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Thank you, Volunteers!  You make what we do possible.  Each year over 100 community volunteers lend their time and skills to help us put on the largest jazz celebration in DC. There are many volunteer opportunities available and the many ways you could continue to roll up your sleeves to support our efforts. We need volunteers for brochure distribution, social media, street team marketing,  information tables, survey distribution, and other onsite event efforts. If you are interested in volunteering for the DC JazzFest, complete the volunteer entry form below, and we will contact you about how you can support. The DC JazzFest takes place in September 2 - 4.  We typically start recruiting volunteers 2-3 months prior to the event.

Complete the form below and include Volunteer in your message.

Thanks for submitting! We will be in touch with you soon.

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