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Category Archives: Grants & Scholarships

Kicking Off Plans for SW Conference

by Linda Henry, CDSS Outreach Manager Plans are afoot for creating a leadership conference for the Southwest United States! An email recently went out to all CDSS group affiliates in the SW and others we know are interested. The message invited 80 people to participate in a phone meeting about preliminary plans. If you didn’t […]

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Our grants at work: Dancing Rabbit

Our Outreach grants are funded by donations from our friends and members. Want to see your gift in action? Here’s a video from the Contra Culture weekend, sponsored by CDSS group affiliate Dance Rabbit Dance.

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Our latest grant recipients

Congratulations to our most recent rounds of successful grant applicants! We funded the following projects in October 2011 & January 2012: October 2011 15th annual Pourparler — gathering for teachers of traditional dance in schools and/or communities, TX Contra Affair — new contra dance series for college students and local community, OK Cracking Chestnuts — […]

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Puttin’ on the Dance conference a huge success

Several staff members have just returned from an AMAAZZZING weekend at Puttin’ on the Dance — A Conference for Northeast Dance Organizers! (See also Max’s field report about his experiences there.) The historic Hotel Coolidge in White River Junction, VT was full to the brim with nearly 80 dance organizers from New England, Ontario and […]

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New Year’s Deadlines: Grants and Gift Memberships

“Happy Almost 2011” from the CDSS office! A few timely notes…. Grants Just a quick reminder that the next CDSS grant deadline is January 1st, so finish up those applications and get them in. If you are interested in applying for a grant in the future, here’s what you need to know: Deadlines are quarterly, […]

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