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Endowment/Planned Giving

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre's Endowment Fund provides sustainable funding for the dance performances, training, education, and community outreach programs.

In 2008, DBDT moved into its permanent home in the former Moorland YMCA building in Dallas' Downtown Arts District. The 32,000 square foot facility houses DBDT's rehearsal studios, training classrooms and administrative offices. The following year, DBDT moved its Dallas home season performances from the historic Majestic Theatre to the newly built Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts. With the completion of the Dallas City Performance Hall, DBDT II will move its Spring Fiesta performance from the Latino Cultural Center to the Arts District.

As a part of its building capital campaign, DBDT created an endowment to support day-to-day operations of the Company including facility maintenance, dance performances and educational services. The fund is managed by the Communities Foundation of Texas and enables donors, and their financial contributions, to have a greater impact over an extended period of time.

Your contribution to DBDT's Endowment Fund will provide long-term, sustainable resources and gaurantees DBDT can continue to provide high-quality dance performances, dance training and education and outreach opportunities for generations of students and arts patrons.

Make your gift today

Your gift of $50, $5,000, or $50,000 is important to us and we encourage you to make your dollar go further with a donation to the Dallas Black Dance Theatre Endowment Fund.*

*Online donations managed by the Communities Foundation of Texas.

For more information about DBDT's endowment fund, please contact the Development Department at endowment@dbdt.com or 214-871-2376.

PLANNED GIVING

Planned gifts strengthen DBDT's programs and create a lasting legacy for future generations. You can make a charitable estate gift through your will, trust, or life income plan. For more information about including DBDT in your estate plans and how you can receive immediate financial and philanthropic benefits, contact the Development Department at plannedgiving@dbdt.com or 214-871-2376.

Whether by will, trust, or life income plan, your charitable estate gift can be structured to provide many immediate financial and philanthropic benefits:

For more information about planned giving and how to include Dallas Black Dance Theatre in your estate plans, contact the Development Department at plannedgiving@dbdt.com or 214-871-2376.

Ways to Give

  • Bequests: Designate DBDT as a beneficiary in your estate plan or will.
  • Retirement Plan/Life Insurance: Designate DBDT as a beneficiary of your retirement fund or life insurance.
  • Endowment Fund: Make a constribution to DBDT's Endowment Fund
  • Family Foundation: Designate DBDT as a recurring grant recipient.