Help us transform Portland from a “starving artist” economy to a thriving cultural epicenter!

It is a challenging time for the arts, and Dance Wire is CALLING IN everyone who believes dance and the arts are critical to a healthy society.

Ways you can help:

  1. make a philanthropic investment
  2. host a fundraiser on our behalf
  3. connect us to people of influence
  4. share our work with your network
  5. feature us
  6. invite us to be on your podcast
  7. share your own unique ideas with us about how you can support!

By becoming a sustainer, you are not only supporting Dance Wire, but the 350 dance organizations and countless artists we serve. There are 79 different styles of dance in Portland and a wide variety of performances, participatory events, and classes to explore. Our website is the hub where Portland’s flourishing dance scene becomes visible to the public. Dance Wire makes it easy and FUN for everyone to get involved in dance!

Business Champions

Let’s work together to bridge the gap between art and business. We welcome partnerships with businesses who love to invest in joy, the arts, and a vibrant community. Together we’ll keep Portland a great place to live and work!
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Individual Champions

Did you know we do a happy dance every time we get a donation from an individual? We invite you to do one too in celebration of your contribution to a thriving dance scene. Let’s dance together!
Give Today >>

Foundation Champions

We invite unsolicited grants from foundations and through donor-advised funds so we can keep our focus on our programs. All funders receive regular updates about the impact of their dollars!

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(past and present, because we wouldn’t have made it this far without everyone listed here!)
Logo for Murdock Charitable Trust
logo for the Collins Foundation
logo for James F and Marion L Miller Foundation
Reser Family Foundation Logo
six hexagons of different colors forming a circle with the words Oregon Arts Commission below

Dance Wire is registered 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID: 46-3579549