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“It’s not about the awards, or the competition, or the fight to first place, it’s about the community that is created
with doing something that we all love.” – Gill Scott High School Jazz Vocalist

Show your support for jazz education and the National Jazz Festival. Become a Benefactor or Sustaining Member . . .

Student jazz musicians at the inaugural National Jazz Festival in Philadelphia on February 15, 2020


National Jazz Festival
Benefactor or Sustaining Member

Show your support for the National Jazz Festival and jazz education by becoming a Benefactor or Sustaining Member.

Participate as a Benefactor or Sustaining Member in our 2023 festival. Your name will appear in our 2023 online and print festival program.

The NJF is grounded in a philosophy of personal growth and education and our annual event fosters friendly competition, musical education and the development of lasting connections between young jazz musicians.

Become a Benefactor or Sustaining Member to support our mission to provide a festival with an educational philosophy that is free for all to attend.

The National Jazz Festival is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and donations are tax-deductible.

Deadline for inclusion in our online event program please sign up by
February 28, 2023. Donations are welcome and appreciated at any time!

Donations Support the NJF

The National Jazz Festival is run and organized solely by volunteers and supported by individual donations, grants, advertising and exhibitor income.

Help us keep registration fees for schools to a minimum and allow us to continue and remain operational for our next in-person event in 2023 and beyond.


We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and donations are tax deductible and will receive a receipt for tax purposes.

Your donations will help:

  • Continue our mission to provide a festival with an educational philosophy that is free for all to attend
  • Create an in-person festival for years to come
  • Allow us to maintain our website
  • Pay for subscriptions to online platforms
  • Cover costs for professional and bank fees
  • Promote the festival and create awareness
  • Maintain 501(c)(3) nonprofit status
  • Plan our next in-person festival
  • Help keep registration fees for schools to a minimum