Main fundraiser photo

A New home for our dance school!

Donation protected

BSDC Latin, African & Cultural Dance Institute is a performing arts school that focuses on the higher educational learning for dance, music and arts in Latin, African, and other Cultural styles. Our company originally started as Baltimore, Salsa Dance Company in 2008, we opened our first studio, Dance & Artistic Expressions Studio in 2010 and have been running both companies for a total of 15 years as of June 2023!

Our mission is to inspire creativity, empower expression, and transform lives through the power of the performing arts. We firmly believe that everyone deserves access to high-quality arts education, regardless of their background or financial means. Over the years, our school has grown exponentially, attracting an ever-increasing number of talented students who are passionate about dance, music, and other performing arts disciplines. While we are proud of our achievements, we are faced with a significant challenge - inadequate facilities. Our current building is no longer sufficient to accommodate our expanding student body and support their artistic aspirations to their fullest potential. To overcome this hurdle, we have embarked on an ambitious campaign to raise funds for a new building that will serve as a state-of-the-art home for our performing arts school. This new facility will provide our students with an inspiring and nurturing environment, equipped with the latest technology and resources needed to develop their talents and pursue their dreams. We invite you to join us in this exciting endeavor by making a generous contribution towards our new building project. Your support will help us create a space where creativity can flourish, enabling us to provide even greater opportunities for our students to excel in their chosen disciplines. With your donation, you will be directly contributing to the cultural enrichment of our community and empowering the next generation of artists to make a positive impact through their art.

Here are a few ways your donation can make a difference:

 * Classrooms and Studios: Your contribution will help us create spacious and well-equipped classrooms and studios, where students can receive top-notch instruction and engage in collaborative artistic endeavors.

* Performance Spaces: We aim to construct a versatile performance hall that will serve as a platform for our students to showcase their talent to the community. Your support will ensure that their performances are met with the professional setting they deserve.

* Specialized Equipment and Instruments: By contributing towards our campaign, you can help us acquire cutting-edge equipment and instruments necessary for our students' growth and artistic exploration.

* Scholarship and Financial Aid Programs: We are committed to providing access to arts education for students from all walks of life. Your donation can be directed towards scholarship and financial aid programs, allowing talented but financially disadvantaged students to pursue their passion without limitations.

 * Community Outreach Initiatives: We strongly believe in the power of the performing arts to bring joy, inspiration, and healing to our community. Your support will enable us to organize outreach programs, workshops, and performances that can positively impact the lives of individuals from all backgrounds.

Your contribution, no matter the size, will be immensely valuable in helping us achieve our goal of providing a new, purpose-built home for BSDC Latin, African & Cultural Dance Institute. We would be deeply grateful for your partnership in this transformative endeavor. To express our gratitude, we would be honored to recognize your support through acknowledgments on our website, in our programs, and during special events. Additionally, we would be delighted to offer you the opportunity to attend exclusive performances and events, where you can witness firsthand the impact of your generosity.

 We have some awesome rewards for your kind donations!

*Donate $25
• Your name will be entered into a drawing for one private lesson with one of our awesome instructors!

*Donate $50
• Your name will be entered into a drawing to win an 8 eight class pass at our studio to use for whatever classes that you would like to take!

* For the first 50 people who Donate $100!
• Receive a Bronze level Certificate of Appreciation
 • Receive a Four Class Pass to use at our studio for yourself or to gift to a friend!
• Your name will be entered into a drawing to win a 16 week session of the class of your choice!

 * For the first 25 people who Donate $500!
 • Receive a Silver level Certificate of Appreciation
 • Receive an Eight Class Pass to use at our studio for yourself or to gift to a friend!
 • Your name will be entered into a drawing to win a 16 week session of two classes of your choice!

* For the first 20 people who Donate $1000!
 • Receive a Gold level Certificate of Appreciation
 • Receive a 12 Class Pass to use at our studio for yourself or to gift to a friend!
 • Your name on our BSDC Family “Wall of Appreciation” at our new building!

* For Donations of $5000 or more - Receive a Platinum level Certificate of Appreciation
 - Receive a one year studio membership for one class per week to use for yourself or to gift to a friend!
 - Your name on it’s own wall at our new building dedicated to you! Be sure to donate and secure one of these awesome rewards! Know that all donations of any size greatly appreciate it, no matter how small!

 Thank you so much!

 Best,
 Tabitha Hitchye
Founder/Artistic Director
Baltimore Salsa Dance Company
 BSDC Latin, African & Cultural Dance Institute LLC. http://www.bsdcdanceinstitute.com
Donate

Donations 

  • Michael Fastman
    • $100 
    • 7 mos
  • Munir Bahar
    • $250 
    • 7 mos
  • Michelle Moore
    • $15 
    • 7 mos
  • Kelly Larson
    • $50 
    • 7 mos
  • Jacqueline Kiagiri
    • $100 
    • 7 mos
Donate

Organizer

Tabitha Hitchye
Organizer
Catonsville, MD

Your easy, powerful, and trusted home for help

  • Easy

    Donate quickly and easily

  • Powerful

    Send help right to the people and causes you care about

  • Trusted

    Your donation is protected by the GoFundMe Giving Guarantee