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Support Essential Partners

To foster a more open, inclusive, pluralist society, Essential Partners equips communities to talk about their differences with compassion, complexity, and dignity.

Your donation funds programs that are designed to build local capacity, lifelong support for our global community, EP's field-leading evaluations program, and much more. Every single collaboration benefits from the support of individual donors like you.

Download our FY22 Annual Report and our Spring 2023 Quarterly Donor Newsletter!

IRS Form 990 (2020–21)

FY2020–2021 Audit and Financial Statements

The Laura R. Chasin Memorial Fund
The LRC Memorial Fund is a way for friends, colleagues, and loved ones of our visionary founder, Laura R. Chasin, to honor her life's work and enduring legacy. To date, the LRC Memorial Fund donors have raised over $170,000 in general support for Essential Partners.

Corporate Sponsorships
Your corporate sponsorship helps communities live and work better together by building trust and understanding across differences. Corporate sponsors make it possible to equip peacemakers and community-builders across the globe with EP's proven approach to dialogue.

Planned Gifts and Simple Bequests
Legacy gifts help secure the future of EP's important mission. To establish a bequest in your will, simply share this instruction with your attorney or financial planner: “I bequeath $___ or ___% of my estate to Essential Partners, EIN 22-3432160.” To discuss a legacy gift you plan to make, or have already made, please contact EP's Development team at

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs)
As an IRS-registered 501(c)3 nonprofit, Essential Partners proudly accepts charitable contributions from donor advised funds (DAFs). To arrange a contribution from your DAF, please contact your fund manager directly with our EIN: 22-3432160, or encourage them to reach out to EP's Development team at

Corporate / Employer Matching Gifts
Essential Partners gladly accepts donations from corporations and employers who offer to match their employees' private, charitable contributions. To verify our status as an eligible nonprofit, they may request EP's EIN or federal tax ID number, which is 22-3432160. You can also direct them to our verified nonprofit profile on the international charity database, Guidestar. Or, you can direct them to contact our EP's Development team at

Gift Acceptance Policy
Read about our policies and guidelines for accepting charitable donations in support of our mission.

IRS Form 990 (2019–20)

FY2019–2020 Audit and Financial Statements