Friends of Dance

You can make a difference in the stability, visibility, and sustainability of the national dance field, and ultimately of the dancers, administrators, and organizations that make it thrive, through your contribution to and participation in Dance/USA’s Friends of Dance. View our Privacy Policy.

Contribution Levels and Benefits


$2,500 and above

  • Invitation to join the National Leadership Council for Dance
  • Participate in national dance dialogues with Executive Director, Amy Fitterer
  • Access to Dance/USA’s House Seat program
  • Invitation to VIP donor receptions
  • Donor recognition on Dance/USA’s website
  • Two (2) complimentary registrations to the Dance/USA Annual Conference ($1,100 value)
  • Plus all benefits listed below


$1,000 - $2,499

  • Participate in free distance learning opportunities hosted by organizations like Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) and Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN)
  • Register for Dance/USA’s Annual Conference at the discounted member rate
  • Invitation to one VIP donor reception
  • Plus all benefits listed below


$500 - $999

  • Invitation to participate in Congressional visits on Capitol Hill with Dance/USA’s Director of Government Affairs
  • Annually review our Snapshot of the Field
  • Regular updates on Dance/USA’s activities from Executive Director, Amy Fitterer
  • Plus all benefits listed below


$250 - $499

  • Invitation to attend the Dance Forum, annually held in New York City, just prior to the APAP Conference
  • Invitation to join the Dance Advocacy Network
  • Receive talking points and assistance with scheduling visits to speak with federally elected officials*
  • Plus all benefits listed below


$249 and below

  • Subscription to The SPIN, Dance/USA’s bi-weekly e-mail information service
  • Be represented in front of Congress, the White House, and other federal agencies
  • Get in-depth review of key topics in the field with our online e-Journal From the Green Room
  • Receive monthly updates on arts funding and policy issues
  • Receive discounts on Dance/USA publications

Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

* Contact Dance/USA’s Director of Government Affairs  for more information.

While Dance/USA completes an organizational database transfer, please contact April Gruber, director of development, or call 202.833.1717 x404 for questions and/or additional information