About our Partners and Sponsors

Many of our programs would not be possible without the participation and generosity of others. These organizations are dedicated to the services The International Association of Blacks in Dance provides directly to the Dance community and the Arts.

Mellon FoundationThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation endeavors to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societies.
NEANational Endowment for the Arts is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence.
LUMBERYARDLUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts (formerly American Dance Institute) is the only organization in the United States dedicated to providing technical residencies that culminate in out-of-town premieres.
Doris Duke Charitable FoundationThe mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and child well-being, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.

John JonesThe John Jones Memorial Fund donated by Delores Browne. Delores Browne is a native of Philadelphia, and was a student of Marion Cyujet at the Judimar School. At 14 was a awarded a scholarship to further her ballet training. She later auditioned for the American School of Ballet and became one of six black students in the school. Her dream was to eventually join the ranks of the New York City Ballet. She was a member of the New York Negro Ballet in 1957.

Baltimore Dance TechBaltimore Dance Tech's mission is to provide a professional dance education for all students, whether or not they aspire to a professional career.
Dance MagazineDance Magazine is an influential American trade publication for dance published by the Macfadden Communications Group.
DanceUSADance/USA We believe that dance is essential to a healthy society, demonstrating the infinite possibilities for human expression and potential, and facilitating communication within and across cultures.
Harlequin FloorsHarlequin Floors Established in 1977, Harlequin Floors’ experience and reputation are founded on the manufacturing and supply of a complete range of long-lasting portable and permanent, sprung and vinyl floors.
InstantEncoreInstantEncore is the leading provider of mobile solutions to performing arts organizations around the globe.
MemberClicksMemberClicks provides an all-in-one membership management solution and a refreshing support experience that small-staff associations actually love. 
MOBBalletMOBBallet reinstates and preserves the contributions and stories of Black artists in the field of ballet. MOBB will invoke the sentiment of a digital Museum through archival information of Blacks in Ballet, sharing Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet in the form of oral histories.
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