Individual Support

With your help, the Portland Youth Dance organization can make dance more accessible, providing more children and teens with a safe haven to nurture self-confidence, artistic expression, and a sense of community—all while raising the bar for the local arts community.


How does your donation help?

 Any amount no matter the size helps to provide opportunity for children to learn and grow through our dance community.

If you have more to give:
$225 would cover the cost of a PYD student’s educational outreach and travel.

$650 gives one dancer a scholarship to dance for an entire year in a class at Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio

$1,250 provides full sponsorship for a Company II or Crew dancer for one year

$1600 provides full sponsorship for a Company or Crew dancer for one year

PYD is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Your donation is tax-deductible amount to the amount permitted by law. For more information please email elizabeth@portlandyouthdance.com.

staciTo donate by mail:
– make check payable to Portland Youth Dance
– send to:
Portland Youth Dance
Attn: Fundraising & Development
517 Forest Avenue, Suite 517
Portland, Maine 04101

Or donate online using Paypal:


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We thank you for your support! It is your generous spirit that makes it possible for the hearts, minds, and bodies of young people in our community able to experience the joy of dancing! What a gift you are!