Worldwide, 300,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. And in the U.S., more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease—more than AIDS, asthma, cystic fibrosis, congenital anomalies and diabetes combined.
By working closely with leading pediatric oncologists, we determine the most promising research to fund and create funding priorities to make the greatest impact for children with cancer.
Boston Ballet's internationally acclaimed performances, world-class school programs, and ground-breaking community outreach programs have made the institution a leader in its field and one of the major dance companies in the world with a 52-year history of promoting excellence and access to dance.
The Boston Ballet's Division for Education and Community Initiatives (ECI) aims to cultivate and educate a new generation of life-long arts advocates and participants. The department's programs are designed to serve a range of community constituents and connect young people and their families with high quality arts experiences in neighborhood schools, community venues (Boston Opera House and Strand Theater) and the Boston Ballet's world class facilities.