Belief in our mission fuels our work, empowering young artists to pursue their passion and realize their full potential. With the help of our supporters, we are able to break down financial barriers to participation, creating a more inclusive and diverse dance community, where every dancer, regardless of their background or circumstances, has the opportunity to thrive.

Thank you for believing in Dancewave and for supporting our vision of a more inclusive and vibrant dance community.


National Endowment for the Arts | New York State Council on the Arts | New York City Department of Cultural Affairs | New York City Department of Education | New York City Department of Youth and Community Development | Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso | Deputy Speaker Diana Ayala | Council Member Shahana Hanif | Council Member Lincoln Restler | Council Member Chi Ossé | Council Member Rita Joseph | Council Member Keith Powers



 Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation | DanceNYC | Doolittle Foundation Trust | Harkness Foundation for Dance | The Hyde and Watson Foundation | Jody & John Arnhold | Marianne and George F. Markham Foundation, Inc. | Mertz Gilmore Foundation | National Grid Foundation | Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation | Youth Inc. | ABNY Foundation | The Janey Fund Charitable Trust | Genesis Inspiration Foundation


(Chair) Todd Spillane | Vanessa Williams | Alan Wen | Tiffany Gibbs | Nicole Best | Kinjal Parekh | Dagmar Nedbal | Tiffany Mellard | Josina Habegger | Donna Costa | Livia Reuss | Holly Caracappa | (Former Chair) Sabrina LeBlanc | (Former Chair) Grace R. Freedman, PhD | (Former Chair) Stacie Sherer | (Chair Emeritus) Saundra Thomas