Sustain student access and exposure to professional training and development through the art of dance, music, digital and visual arts. Providing art material to students such as dance attire, dance shoes, music lessons and instruments.
To help close the achievement gap for low-performing students K-8 by offering after-school S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) lab, classroom learning centers, and literacy programs during non-school hours. This area helps offer Fall break, Spring Break and Summer learning opportunities to struggling students in Davidson County to ensure no child is left behind.
Promote physical activity and nutrition each day through dance, fitness and creative movement. Providing opportunities for youth to learn exciting new ways to live healthier and be proactive against childhood obesity.
Assist Moves & Grooves in offering deserving high school students who have been accepted to a 2-4 year college a scholarship to pay for tuition, purchase books, room, board, travel and other unforeseen college expense.
Moves & Grooves ultimate goal is to provide a permanent space for the over 250 Moves & Grooves students to call home. This youth center located in Southeast Nashville will include tutoring classrooms, dance studio, music recording studio, STEM Lab, college corner, computer lab, a state-of-the art performance auditorium and a café to serve hot nutritious meals every day. The center will be staffed with certified instructors providing innovative workshops and college/career services 11 hours per day 7 days per week. Contributions will go toward land purchase, space renovations, property taxes, fees and the overall operation of the center.
* Consider purchasing a brick with your name to preserve your family’s legacy in supporting youth and education in the Nashville/Antioch community.
BRONZE - $5 PLUS:
Welcome letter from our Director, digital newsletter, end of the year tax statement and invitation to donor appreciation event.
SILVER - $25 PLUS:
All the above, two free tickets to a LIVE student performance (your choice of Fall, Spring or Summer) meet and greet backstage pass and recognition during the Moves & Grooves Spring showcase.
GOLD - $50 PLUS:
All the above, an Official “High Five,” T-shirt and personalized letter from our students.
PLATINUM - $100 PLUS:
All the above, ART Splash Gala tickets, recognition inside the Moves & Grooves Annual Art Splash print publication.