Individual Donations

Individual Circles of Giving - Levels and Donor Benefits


Support from individuals such as yourself made it possible for us to provide wonderful performances, the highest quality dance training, and opportunities for thousands of people to enjoy dance.

Donate today and enjoy great benefits, engage in the BalletNova community and help make our mission possible.  As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, every little bit helps!

What Does It Cost?  Your Contribution Supports:
• A live pianist for one week of classes:   $250
• One Master Class Guest Teacher:   $350

• One professionally constructed “pancake” tutu (like the Sugar Plum Fairy in Nutcracker):   $1,000
• Sound system for one studio: $2,000
• Stage crew for performances:  $3,800
• Dance Floor Tape for one year: $4,800
• Scholarship for a Conservatory Level student:  $5,531
• Financial aid for one year:  $51,000
• Heating and cooling the studio for one year:  $20,400

Matching Gifts

Did you know some companies  match donations from their employees to our organization? See if your company will match your gift and double your impact! Go to the white box on the left and search for your company's name. 

Individual Donor Levels & Benefits:

 Choose the level you prefer -

    $5,000 (to ($9999) – Sapphire Circle

All Benefits Below PLUS:
• 4 tickets to the Spring Performance, in priority seating section

$2500 (to $4999) - Gold Allegro
All Benefits Below PLUS:
• 2 tickets to the Spring Performance, in priority seating section

$1,000 (to $2499) – Silver Pirouette
All Benefits Below PLUS:
• Performance seating in priority seating section
• Personal thank-you phone call/note from Board member

$500 (to $999) – Bronze Arabesque
All Benefits Below PLUS:
• Invitation to exclusive Nutcracker VIP Reception

$250 (to $499) – Benefactor
All Benefits Below PLUS:
• Access to advance ticket reservations (before open to the public) to the Nutcracker (or Spring Show)

$100 (to $249) – Patron
All Benefits Below PLUS:
• Listing on Benefactor Wall in studio entrance
• Invitation to Spring Gala

Below $100 - Friend 
• Listing in performance programs
• Subscription to email newsletters

Option: you may choose to donate at any level, not receive any benefits and count your donation as a fully tax-deductible contribution. Contributions of amounts other than posted levels will receive benefits of the closest lower benefit level.

For contributions over $5,000 please contact Caroline Frankil Warren at        .

Consider donating today to start taking advantage of the benefits offered and supporting the arts in your community.

BalletNova is also an approved charity of the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area. CFC#22936