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Friends of Compass is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Our Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 26-3724642.

If you have any questions, please contact Interim Finance Director, Sheri Thorpe, at sthorpe@compassdc.org or Assistant Development Manager, Ruby Berlin, at rberlin@compassdc.org.

Additional Ways to Donate

Give by Check

Friends of Compass
2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 7000
Washington, DC 20006

You may note your city or program on the memo line.

Give Through Your IRA

If you are 70½ or older, you can direct a distribution—one-time or recurring—from your traditional or Roth IRA to Friends of Compass. When your distribution goes directly to Compass it is not subject to federal income tax. While this is an efficient way to donate, please consult a qualified advisor to make sure it’s right for you.

Give When You Shop at Amazon

Support Compass when you shop at smile.amazon.com. Select Friends of Compass as your charity of choice and Amazon will donate .5% of eligible purchases to Compass.

Give Through a Donor-Advised Fund or Family Foundation

We’re registered as Friends of Compass, Inc. (so you’ll find us under F and not C). Our Tax ID# (EIN) is 26-3724642. You may recommend a gift now if you have a charitable gift fund with Fidelity, BNY Mellon, or Schwab.

Give Appreciated Stock

To donate stock, please use our Tax ID# (EIN) 26-3724642 and contact us to request our DTC and brokerage account number. It’s also helpful for us know about your transfer so we can properly thank you. Please contact Assistant Developement Manager, Ruby Berlin, at rberlin@compassdc.org.

Give Through Your Workplace

Many companies will match volunteer hours and dollar-for-dollar gifts made to nonprofits by their employees. Talk to your Human Resources department about charitable matching contributions.