Your donation is tax-deductible, and any amount is appreciated. Meet our scholars to learn about how your donation can change a life.

Many companies and organizations encourage charitable giving, so please check to see if your work place will match your donation! The Esperanza Education Fund’s tax number (also known as Employer Identification Number, or EIN) is 26-4035461. We are a non-profit, tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

(If this is in honor of or in memoriam of someone, please let us know in the “Notes to the Esperanza Education Fund” box visible on the donation page after you have entered the amount and are logged in to PayPal. Printable acknowledgements can be found below.)

Thank you for your support!

You can also mail a check to:
The Esperanza Education Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 27507
Washington, DC 20038

You can also make a recurring monthly donation. Please enter in the amount you wish to donate on a recurring monthly basis.

Other Ways to Give

If you’re a federal employee, you can now give to Esperanza via the Combined Federal Campaign!


 CFC #19058

Esperanza is a partner agency of the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area. If you are a federal employee, please consider designating Esperanza as the beneficiary of your workplace giving by using the forms you received at work or by visiting and entering Agency Code 19058.

You can donate to Esperanza with every purchase you make!


By simply using Amazon Smile for your shopping and setting Esperanza as your designated charity, we receive 0.5% of all your purchases!

Note: Esperanza has cut our ties with Amazon Smile. Read more about our rationale here.

Acknowledgement for Donations and Gifts

If you are donating as a gift to someone else or in memoriam, we have acknowledgement certificates that you can fill out and print.

Acknowledgement Certificates: Word or PDF