DONATE

A contribution to UDMA gives general organizational assistance that encourages young people through music and dance to benefit from life-changing experiences. As a public charity, donations and loans from individuals, trusts and businesses fund the UDMA services.Your donation helps ensure a high-quality service for the growth of children.

Foundations and Government Support

An integral part of the support network of the BDPA is the foundation and government agencies. They provide general funding and new cultural, educational, and community projects are underwritten. Our philanthropic partners’ grants help ensure BDPA’s financial future, making the arts available to more individuals in our community and around the world.

Please contact Chirag Gupta for more information.

Matching Funds

You will sometimes double, or even triple, the effect of your gift with matching gifts! Most businesses give matching contributions, matching charitable activities, and community awards for hours you have volunteered. Here’s a list of several businesses providing matching gifts:

Find out by consulting your Human resources department or contacting your supervisor if your company offers a matching gift program.

CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services)

CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) is a nationally recognized social enterprise nonprofit that helps thousands of nonprofits in the US and Canada increase their fundraising and acquire new contributors through turn-key vehicle donation programs. Since 2003, CARS has returned more than $300 million to our partners.

PayPal Donations

PayPal Giving Fund helps people support their favorite charities online. We receive donations through PayPal, eBay, and other technology platforms and make grants to our donors’ recommended charities such as Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program. PayPal Giving Fund is an IRS-registered 501(c)(3) public charity.

Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program.

Did you know that you can generate donations while shopping for your valentine, at no extra cost?
Simply start your shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/82-4112605 to confirm “Urban Dreams Music And Arts Program” as your charity of choice, and AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchase price to our organization.

Check out our Amazon Wishlist here

Kroger Community Rewards

We are now registered for Kroger Community Rewards! This means if you have a Kroger customer loyalty card you can support UDMA without any cost to you. If you don’t have one, you can get one at the customer service or at the checkout and it’s FREE to sign up.

To add UDMA to your loyalty card:

1. Login to your account at www.kroger.com
2. Click on your name at the top right and select “My Account”
3. Click on “Community Rewards” at the bottom left
4. Select “Enroll” and enter either “Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program” or our code “HU752” and hit enter or the search option
5. Select the blue “Enroll” button under our organization’s name

You’re all set! Make sure you enter your phone number or scan your Kroger loyalty card at the checkout.

Givelively

Give Lively was created for the sole purpose of giving away what we build. We believe that nonprofits should not have to sacrifice their means to fulfill their missions. That’s why our founders cover the cost of running our business, so we don’t have to charge nonprofit organizations for use of our services.


We are committed to serving the nonprofit community. Please read our Forever Free Pledge for more details about our free services.


Donors who text the code “DREAMGIRLS”, “BLACKDYNASTY”, “DFWDREAMER” to 44321 will see:
https://secure.givelively.org/donate/urban-dreams-music-and-arts-program

Ucommon Giving

Uncommon Giving is a community connecting givers and nonprofits to do good, differently. We are passionate about serving those in need and want to help people discover ways to give their time, talent, treasure, testimony and thanks.

eBay for Charity

eBay for Charity enables members of the eBay community to connect with and support their favorite charities when they buy or sell in the U.S. and abroad. Sellers can donate up to 100 percent of the proceeds to a charity of their choice, while buyers can add a donation to their purchase during checkout. To date, more than $1 billion has been raised for charity around the world by the eBay community.

Sell for a Cause
Support Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program every time you sell. Simply pick Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program and donation percentage (10-100%). eBay waives the same percent in fees. When the item sells, the donation is automatically sent to Urban Dreams Music and Arts Program and you get a donation receipt. Learn more.


Shop With Purpose

Giving back makes shopping feel ultra-good. Find thousands of items benefiting charities in our Charity Shop, check out our special campaigns, and give unique Gifts that Give Back. You can also donate at checkout any time you shop.

NTX Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local charities and the causes they care about in one easy to use platform.

The event helps build awareness and support for nonprofits like nothing else. In 2020, $58.8 million was raised through 106.000 donors benefiting over 3,200 local charities, bringing the eleven year total to over $374 million for the North Texas community. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation.

Steam To Power The Dream (Inheritance)

Once you’ve made arrangements via your estate plan to leave an inheritance to UDMA, we will automatically welcome you as a member of the Power the Dream Society. Please inform us right away by supplying us with copies of the pages designated Urban Dreams Music and Arts on your legal records.You will be remembered on our website and in other UDMA publications as a member of Power the Dream Society.

In addition, you will be invited to our annual Power the Dream Society Meeting, an evening planned to bring you up to date with the latest trends within the UDMA organization and to meet with other like-minded people who support UDMA’s mission and through their estate plans have already provided for UDMA’s long-term financial stability.

If you are interested in learning more about the Power the Dream Society or our endowment funds, please email info@urbandreamsmusicandarts.org or call 972-972-0920.