Membership and Support
On stage, our dancers enthrall audiences through electrifying performances. In The Ailey School our professional dance teachers offer high caliber dance training to students. In the community and schools, Ailey works to enrich the lives of young people through innovative outreach programs.
In order to continue to develop and expand Ailey’s artistic, cultural and educational programs for people around the world and those just around the block, we need your help!
Friends of Alvin Ailey / Ailey Partners / Artistic Director's Circle / Young Patrons Circle
Give a Gift Membership or make an Honorary or Memorial Gift.
Learn more about our Planned Giving Program, the Ailey Legacy Circle.
The New Works Fund provides support for the creation and presentation of works new to Ailey’s repertory.
The Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for talented young dancers studying at The Ailey School.
The Arts In Education Fund supports Ailey’s diverse public school and community programs that serve inner-city public school children and disadvantaged youths across the nation.
The AileyCamp Fund helps to maintain and to expand our innovative summer day camp for at-risk youths. AileyCamp uses dance to encourage self-awareness, build self-esteem, and strengthen self-discipline for inner-city youths ages 11-14.
The Parents Annual Fund provides ongoing support for the School, enabling its vital programs to grow and flourish and ensuring that the next generation of dancers continues to receive high-caliber training, professional opportunities, and the support services necessary for success.
The General Operating Fund supports all of the programs and activities of Ailey, and creates a stable financial base from which the organization can thrive economically and expand artistically.
Live outside of the New York area?
We offer special benefits to those who live outside of the NYC vicinity. Join at the Patron, Sponsor or Partner levels and enjoy VIP house seats and personal assistance with ticket orders for Ailey performances in your area.
A copy of the latest annual financial report may be obtained by writing to: New York State Office of Charities Registration, Albany, NY 12231
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Questions about Donations
To make a donation or to learn more about membership, Email or call 212-405-9033
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New York, NY 10019
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