We gratefully acknowledge the vital support of our grantors.

Arts Westchester

New York State Council for the Arts

Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund

St. Faith’s House Foundation

NY State Office of Children and Family Services

Thomas & Agnes Carvel Foundation


Scholarship & Development Funds

Kathryn K. Wolfe Heritage Fund: This fund has been created to honor the memory of Kathryn K. Wolfe (1945- 2012). Kathy touched every facet of this organization, starting as a student at age six as a student. She went on to be a Steffi Nossen Dance Company member and officer, was Steffi’s Assistant, our first Executive Director and served on the Board of Directors for 22 years. 

The fund supports endeavors which focus on preserving the history of the Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation/Steffi Nossen School of Dance and carry its mission into the future. Inaugural activities will include research and preservation of archival materials and the funding of new Outreach initiatives.

The Debbie Heidecorn Scholarship Fund: This fund was established in 2004 to honor Debbie’s contributions as a parent, board member and Executive Director, this fund awards assistance to promising dancers with financial need, allowing them to pursue their aspirations through advanced study.

Polly’s Girls and Boys: This fund was established in 2011 by an alumna to honor of teacher, Polly Kingsbury, for her positive influence and dedication to her students for 34 years.

Nancy Lushington Artistic Development Fund: This fund was established in honor Nancy for her 18 years of service as Artistic Director, teacher and choreographer. The Fund supports: choreographic commissions, showings, rehearsal space grants, original music scores, live music in performances, costume design and production.

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