Kalanidhi Dance (kalanidhi.org) inspires appreciation of the classical Indian dance style of Ku-chipudi through artistic excellence, performances, educational programs and collaborations. Its training program reaches nearly 100 students annually, and its ensemble performs for audi-ences in the U.S. and around the world, delivering productions that push the traditional style in new and exciting directions.

Headquartered: Bethesda

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

  • $75 covers the cost for a family of four to attend a Kalanidhi Dance performance.
  • $350 covers the cost for one Dancing Stories outreach workshop.
  • $750 covers a full scholarship for a student in the Kalanidhi summer camp.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Help the organization with special events.
  • Weekly: Provide support with data entry administration information.