Your support means the world to us

As a nonprofit museum offering free admission, Planet Word could not exist without the generosity of its friends and supporters — people like you, who believe that words matter.

We’re on a mission to share the power, fun, and beauty of language with as many people as possible. Will you help us?

Planet Word is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax ID#46-4894732. Read our Annual Report.

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More ways to give

You can also donate to Planet Word by mail, stock transfer, donor-advised fund, wire transfer, IRA distribution, and more.

To mail donations to Planet Word, please send your gift to:

Planet Word
Museum of Language Arts
925 13th St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

For questions, please contact our development team at

Reasons to Give

Make a gift, make a difference

Donors provide critical support for the museum.

With your donation to Planet Word, you help support:

  • Free general admission
  • One-of-a-kind, immersive exhibits that inspire all ages to love words, language, and reading
  • Vibrant, high-quality literacy and language arts programming in our classrooms and online
  • Virtual and in-person field trips — free of charge to Title I schools
  • Programs with our community partners that enhance and encourage literacy
  • The maintenance and preservation of the historic Franklin School, our museum home

We also encourage you to become a member of our Word Association to receive many valuable benefits, such as advanced reservations for events and discounts at the restaurant and gift shop. For gifts of $2,500 or more, donors automatically become members of Planet Word’s Logophile Society with additional benefits.