Dancing Classrooms

New York, NY

Amount granted: $25,000

Grant year: 2022

Grant category: Informal Education


$25,000 to support Dancing Classrooms expansion of its Classroom Academy.

Dancing Classrooms’ (DC) mission is to cultivate essential life skills in children through the joyful art and practice of social dance. It fosters brave spaces in which children take creative and social-emotional risks while developing respect and cultural competence. Through standards-based, in-school residencies and out of school programs, DC uses the vocabulary of social and partner dance to support the next generation of compassionate global citizens.