To provide underserved children of all ages, races and economic backgrounds free access to arts-education programs that cultivate literacy, self-esteem, wellness and creative thinking.
Gives 1,000 kids...
A chance to dream bigger...
And the tools to reach higher...
Your $10 donation makes the impossible...possible...for 1 of 1,000.
Learn more about The Center for Contemporary Dance by visiting www.TheCenterForDance.org.
Each year, programs and performances by The Center for Contemporary Dance, Inc. reach thousands of children of all ages, races and economic backgrounds. With your support, we can inspire, educate and impact many more. Please consider giving a child the gift of the arts by making a donation today. With every $10 donation, we’re able to provide one child access to an arts education program or performance free of charge.
You may also call (407) 695-8366 to discuss your contribution, including stock donations and major gifts. Thank you for helping to give our community’s children greater access to the arts!
RESULTS AND SUCCESS:
►For the 2009 calendar year, 1,214 underserved children received free access to arts education programs and performances by The Center for Contemporary Dance.
►Participants are successfully impacted through ongoing partnerships with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida, the Orange County Arts Education Center, and public schools across 5 Central Florida counties.
►All programs are conducted in accordance with the National Standards for Dance Education and contain curriculum connections with lesson plans designed in compliance with Florida Sunshine State Standards.
►Data for 2009 shows that over 86% of program participants experience improvement in academic studies, self-esteem, critical thinking and/or overall well-being. More than 88% of teenage cohorts who regularly attend programs are accepted into college.
►100% of program participants report a strong interest in attending future arts education programs by The Center for Contemporary Dance. Your gift of $10 will make this possible for one child.
IMPACT OF YOUR SUPPORT:
$10 covers the cost of a single dance class for one underserved child.
$50 subsidizes the cost of 5 performance tickets for students from Title I public schools.
$100 covers the cost of one-hour dance workshop for 10 inner-city youth.
$250 funds a month of full-time classes for one underserved child.
$500 gives 25 inner-city youth free access to a performance, including bus transportation.
$1,000 funds a month of academic tutoring for 10 underserved students preparing for entry into a university dance program.
$2,000 funds a 2-month Arts Education program at a Title I public school, impacting 40 underserved students.
THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCE, INC. IS A 501(C)(3) NONPROFIT ARTS ORGANIZATION AND CONTRTIBUTIONS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE UNDER SECTION 170 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE. FL REGISTRATION #CH32336. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
1. Each year, The Center for Contemporary Dance reaches over 1,000 children through time-tested arts education programs. Visit www.TheCenterForDance.org
2. Arts education is essential to the complete development of a child, cultivating important skills in self-expression and problem-solving.
3. Children who regularly attend arts-related programs outperform non-participating peers in academics, sports and community involvement.
4. With every $10 donation, The Center for Contemporary Dance is able provide one child free access to an arts education program.
5. GOAL: Raise $10,000 by December 31, 2011 to provide 1,000 underserved children free access to arts education programs throughout 2011.