/ Philanthropy and Engagement

Giving Opportunities

With your help, our dance department will continue to thrive and be revered as one of the most distinctive programs in liberal arts colleges, from coast to coast.

With your help we will measure our success for decades to come by demonstrating our:

  • Commitment to identifying and removing barriers to student achievement
  • Ability to foster enduring relationships among four distinct artistic departments
  • Dedication to efficient and effective use of space with an emphasis on sustainability and multipurpose for 12 months of the year

Giving Opportunities

Naming opportunities are available for specific spaces and programs. Contact your philanthropic advisor at Hope College or email Jodi Huss, huss@hope.edu, for additional information.

DeWitt Center

Map of DeWitting giving opportunitiesDeWitt Dance Studio Theater

A a space for Hope dancers to not only learn and rehearse, but also perform in front of a moderately sized crowd.


The accessibility-friendly elevator to help move people between floors.

Dressing Rooms

A comfortable room for dancers to change clothes before and after their performance.

Dow Center

Dow Center giving opportunitiesDow Large Studios

This renovated, two-story space will be morphed into large, sunlit dance studios — ideal for creating, learning and customizing choreography. 

Indoor Fitness/Recreation area

Workout in a relocated and renovated state-of-the-art indoor fitness and recreation center. Complete with all workout equipment, free weights and everything needed to stay in shape and healthy throughout one’s time at Hope.