Financial Documentation & Policies

Accountability and transparency are a priority for Melwood. Melwood is extremely careful and efficient with precious donated funds. Our financial documentation is below for easy access. In addition, please visit GuideStar and Charity Navigator to review Melwood's ratings from each of those organizations. 

IRS Form 990

Audited Financials



On January 9, 1968, Melwood was incorporated as a non-profit public benefit corporation under the laws of the State of Maryland.

Federal Tax ID Number

Melwood’s Federal tax identification number is 52-0857690.

IRS Tax Exempt Status

The United States Internal Revenue Service has determined that Melwood is a public charity and is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Internal Revenue Service has also determined that contributions to Melwood are tax deductible to donors under IRC Section 170. Donors are encouraged to consult their tax advisers regarding the tax deductibility of donations.

IRS Determination Letter

IRS Determination Letter