Support IABD

Help keep BLACK DANCE alive!

For over 26 years, The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has served a diverse, national and international membership of agents and managers, dance companies and studios, educators and educational institutions, individual artists, researchers, and supporters of the Dance field.

As the only national Black Dance service organization, IABD provides programs including the Annual Blacks in Dance Conference and Festival, essential research, communications, and advocacy that serve our members’ most pressing needs and address field-wide issues.

Donate Now

IABD’s long standing position in the national Dance field is made possible through the generosity of people like you who love Dance. Thank you!

  • The International Association of Blacks in Dance is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, which makes your gift tax-deductible.
  • Donate to IABD’s general operations fund, which supports our programs and services, including the presentation of the Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance, hosted by one of our member organizations each year as well as our Scholarship and Professional Artist Development Funds.

We truly appreciate you taking the time to consider supporting IABD. For questions or other donation methods, please contact Denise Saunders Thompson at


Video by Adrian Vincent James, Dallas, TX, 2014