IDTA Benevolent Fund
The IDTA Benevolent Fund is a testament to our dedication and commitment to the welfare of those connected with the world of dance. Established with the purpose of providing financial assistance to those in need within our dance community, the fund serves as a helping hand to ensure well-being and support. Here’s a glimpse of the vital function and purpose of the IDTA Benevolent Fund:
The IDTA Benevolent Fund caters to various groups within our community, providing financial relief and support to:
- Members and Former Members of the Association: Whether active or retired, our members are always a part of our family.
- Dancers, Teachers, and Future Teachers of Dancing: Supporting those who live and breathe dance, whether currently engaged or those looking to teach in the future.
- Employees and Former Employees of the Association: Recognising and assisting those who work tirelessly behind the scenes.
- Family Members: Extending our care to spouses, widows, widowers, children, and other dependents of those connected with the Association or dance community.
The IDTA Benevolent Fund has the power to assess and assist needy persons through various means, including but not limited to:
- Medical Treatment and Care: Assisting with medical expenses and healthcare.
- Cost of Living Grants: Helping with loss of income eg: illness, hospitalisation or bereavement.
- Payment of subscriptions and donations: Payments to hospitals, homes and institutions which have provided or are providing aid to members of our community.
- Emergency Grants: Fire, flood, sudden unexpected events that have an impact on cash flow or the ability to work.
With a heart focused on compassion and understanding, the IDTA Benevolent Fund continues to make a difference in the lives of those in our dance community. It’s not just about dance; it’s about family, care, and nurturing those who have contributed to our world of grace and rhythm. Join us in this noble endeavour or reach out if you or someone you know is in need of support. Together, we dance, we grow, and we care.
Download a grant application form from the Members Area.