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Sitar Arts Center relies on charitable gifts from individuals and businesses, as well as grants from corporations, foundations and government agencies. Your generous support allows Sitar Arts Center to fill the gap between the actual cost of our programs and what our families can afford to pay. Every gift helps to subsidize the tuition and ensure that young people in the Center’s inner-city community are provided with high quality arts education in a safe haven during the afterschool, weekend and summer hours.
Sitar Arts Center is a nonprofit charitable organization with a 501(c)(3) designation. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Sitar Arts Center’s tax identification number is 52-2113471.
Your online donation is quick, easy and secure. Sitar Arts Center’s online donations are managed through Network for Good’s safe and secure giving system. With Network for Good, you can choose to set up a monthly, quarterly or annual contribution to Sitar Arts Center. donate now >>
Donate by Mail
You can send a contribution directly to Sitar Arts Center through the mail. Our address is:
Sitar Arts Center
1700 Kalorama Road, NW Suite 101
Washington, DC 20009
Become a Sitar Star - You can become a Sitar Star with an annual gift of $1,000 or more. You can fulfill your Sitar Star commitment with a monthly, quarterly or annual contribution. Your contribution will help to subsidize the cost of a student’s tuition for a semester of unlimited classes at Sitar Arts Center. read more >>
Corporate Partnerships and Sponsorships Your company can partner with Sitar Arts Center by giving to the Center’s annual fund, underwriting a specific program or by becoming a sponsor of one of the Center’s annual fundraising events or free performances, including Showcase Week and the summer musical. read more >>
Employer Matching Gifts Programs - Many employers encourage employees to donate to nonprofit organizations by matching charitable contributions. This is a great opportunity to increase the size of your gift! read more >>
United Way Capital Area’s Combined Federal Campaign - Sitar Arts Center is a member of the United Way of the National Capital Area’s Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – a workplace giving campaign that gives employees the opportunity to support eligible nonprofit organizations. read more >>
Stocks and Securities - Gifts of stock can be made with your broker’s assistance by electronic transfer. This process works for all publicly traded shares of stock. Simply request your broker to transfer the stated number of shares electronically to Sitar Arts Center.
Planned Giving - Sitar Arts Center honors friends who make a planned gift benefiting the Center, through a will, bequest, trust or other estate plan. A planned gift to Sitar Arts Center may be part of a comprehensive estate plan that provides a way to complete a lifetime of giving, or allows you to make a significant gift that might not be possible during your lifetime.
In-kind Contributions - Donations of new or gently used arts materials and instruments help to make programs affordable for children from low-income households.