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djd-new-concept-9549-bw_sm-2DJD, a registered charity, is a professional dance company that creates original performances and enriches lives by engaging people in exploring, evolving and promoting the art of jazz dance. It’s through the generosity of our individual donors, corporate sponsors, and government funding that we are able do what we do. You can become an important part of our vitality and passion. Learn more about the impact our supporters have made.

To donate now, select your gift below or contact Heather Close Development & Communications Associate at 403.228.8181

Other ways YOU CAN support djd

  • Endowment Fund

    Guarantee the long-term financial stability of DJD and leave a legacy by making a gift to the Endowment Fund. Our endowment fund is held at The Calgary Foundation. Gifts made to our fund allow us to trigger matching funds from Canadian Heritage Endowment Matching Fund Program. This fund allows us to build a legacy resource to help sustain the DJD Dance Centre into the future  (not currently available on CanadaHelps, please contact Kathi Sundstrom directly).

  • Tribute, Memorial and Planned Gifts

    Become part of DJD’s legacy by making a gift by bequest (remembering DJD in your will), through stocks, securities or insurance policies. Mark a special occasion, sympathize with a loss, honour an important individual, or celebrate a great accomplishment with a gift to DJD.

  • Artistic Development Fund

    Looking to make an artistic mark with your donation? Invest in the creation of vibrant, original jazz performances and talented Canadian artists (not currently available on CanadaHelps, please contact Kathi Sundstrom).



Establish your company’s reputation as a strong corporate leader and supporter of innovation, the arts and the community. Sponsor benefits include heightening your company’s profile in the community and opportunities to host exclusive and unique events for clients. We work with you to develop a dynamic partnership to meet your business objectives and deliver benefits fitting your company.

Contribute in Kind 

Valuable items & professional services – Are you a retailer or professional seeking to make an impact with what you do? Prizes and auctions are a vital way that DJD fundraises at our events and we welcome donations from flights to vacation homes, art to electronics, and jewelry.

As a non-profit, we also welcome donated expertise from professionals such as lawyers, HR advisers, PR experts, strategic planners and facilitators.

If you want to offer your services, please contact Heather Close Development & Communications Associate.


There are many ways to get involved with DJD and showcase your special talents. For a list of all the opportunities click here.

Decidedly Jazz Society is a registered charity 118883545RR001 – all gifts will be tax receipted according to CRA guidelines

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