Washington English Center accepts contributions in support of its 30th anniversary event up to, during, and after Wednesday, May 10th. All gifts made in support of Lighting Paths to the Future through Language are tax deductible to the full extent of the law, as specified by IRS regulations.

For individual ticket sales, and individual and corporate sponsorships, information on tax deductions is provided below. Please note that a portion of all contributions made by attendees will be used to pay for food and/or alcohol, regardless of consumption during the event.

Following Lighting Paths to the Future through Language, net proceeds will pay exclusively for Washington English Center's operations. The value of tickets and/or sponsorships, minus the below stated "fair market value," is considered tax deductible, as specified by IRS regulations. Washington English Center is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 52-2106206).

Fair Market Value

Anniversary Partner Sponsorship: $720  |  Valedictorian Sponsorship: $560  |  Dean's List Sponsorship: $400  |  Honor Roll Sponsorship: $240  |  Scholar Sponsorship: $160  |  A+ Student Sponsorship: $80  |  Regular Ticket and Current Volunteer: $40

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Have questions? Contact Phillip Carlisle at or (202) 800-4683.