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Support 3  new initiatives: 

1) Live Music and Dance Restoration 

2) Dance Education

3) Monterey County Stories Told Through Dance

With our aligned resiliency, generosity, and teamwork, we can have performing arts thrive again ~ by bringing together people that care about dance. 


When you make a gift to Carmel Dance Festival, you're joining a community that's at the forefront of saving the performing arts and securing a future of live concert dance. Join us by making a tax-deductible gift today. Dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers, collaborators, students, older adults, and people of all walks of life who benefit from dance are counting on you to make a difference. 


Your gift allows Carmel Dance Festival to deliver our mission. Your donation will be used when and where most integral. When combined with contributions from other donors, your gift becomes a powerful means to support our creative and impactful work, including dance education, presenting invigorating dance performances, producing live music and dance, and providing jobs in the performing arts sector.  


Carmel Dance Festival provides:

~ performance opportunities for  professional dancers

~ a platform for choreographers to share their work

~  broad audience members an unforgettable in-person dance experience

~ employment for administrators, stage crew, and additional collaborators

~ classes and  workshops   for dance students of all demographics

~ scholarships for   dancers  in need 

~ community building that fosters joy, inspiration, and human connection through kinetically invigorating dance

A donation of any amount will have an impact. In addition, please feel free to share our mission and work with others! The more exposure we get, the more we'll be able to make this bold performing arts endeavor sustainable.



Our supporters play an intrinsic role in our mission. We invite you to discover the various opportunities to   support  the Festival and consider joining Carmel Dance Festival's family of contributors today. 

You are welcome to make a gift online, via phone, or via email. For more information about gift giving options, kindly visit our sponsorship page. 



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