How You Can Support NBS

There are many ways you can support Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) in our mission to share the transformative power of dance across Canada. Join us as we discover, live and share the power of dance.

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Donate to DREAM BIG

Join us as we DREAM BIG: celebrating past dreams and securing future dreams at NBS.

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Donate to the Endowment

Donations to the Endowment and our Named Funds lay the groundwork for a sustainable, dependable future at NBS.

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Donate to NBS

Donations to NBS help open doors to the many opportunities dance creates, and makes them accessible to all Canadians.

First Position Partrons

Join the First Position Patrons

The First Position Patrons (FPP) is a unique collective of young patrons united by a passion for supporting young artists and the power of dance.

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Volunteering at NBS is a great way to witness the transformative power of dance first hand. Apply today!

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Leave a Legacy

There are many ways that you can make sharing the power of dance part of your legacy.

Gifts of Securities

Canada’s National Ballet School accepts donations of publicly traded securities listed on prescribed stock exchanges (Canadian stock exchanges or on most foreign exchanges such as New York, London, Tokyo and Nasdaq). Please complete the below form and email it to the Development Office PRIOR to the transfer of securities. Once we’ve received the form, we will ensure the transfer of your securities is handled smoothly and efficiently.

Donate by Phone or Mail

We are pleased to assist you with a donation and answer any questions you may have about your contribution. Call us at 416-964-3780 or 1-800-387-0785. If you would like to make a donation through the mail, please print and mail this form to Canada's National Ballet School at 400 Jarvis St., Toronto, ON, M4Y 2G6

For US Donors

If you would like to donate in US dollars and receive a US tax charitable tax receipt, please donate through our US charity, Friends of Canada's National Ballet School at 416-964-3780 or 1-800-387-0785 or by mail to “Friends of Canada's National Ballet School” at 400 Jarvis St., Toronto, ON, M4Y 2G6

For International Donors

If you are outside Canada and would like to make a donation, we are able to accept online donations through CanadaHelps, or by phone at 416-964-3780 or 1-800-387-0785 or mail with the NBS donation form to “Canada's National Ballet School” at 400 Jarvis St., Toronto, ON, M4Y 2G6

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Have questions for us? We would love to hear from you. Canada's National Ballet School's Development Office is dedicated to helping individuals, foundations and corporations find meaningful and mutually beneficial opportunities to become involved with NBS.