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The Silton Foundation* is a Domestic Non-Profit Scholarship created by Doug and Nicki Silton in 2014.


Each year The Silton Foundation awards more than $3,000 in grant aid and more than $5,000 in services and awards for dancers on the West Coast of the United States. We currently administer 6 separate funds - two males and two females residing in Oregon/California/Washington and one male and one female residing anywhere in the USA - providing scholarships for partner dance education. We seek to provide aspiring dancers with the opportunity to fulfill their dreams through dance education.


Our funding priorities include:

• enabling access for low-income dancers to a higher dance education

• encouraging skill and knowledge acquisition that can be shared with your community

• recognizing emerging dancers


Qualified students who meet the individual eligibility criteria for the programs listed on the Foundation website may apply.


If you would like to make a donation to The Silton Foundation of grant aid, services, or event tickets / housing / transportation, please contact us.


Congratulations to the 2016 West Coast Silton Foundation Recipients: Maxwell Thew and Kat Katterman

West Coast Foundation Runners Up: Paul Nuñez and Kim Martin

National Foundation Recipients: Gabe Toepel & Ashley Ledner

Congratulations to the 2015 West Coast Silton Foundation Recipients: Shawn Mahmood and D'Leene Peet

Congratulations to the 2014 West Coast Silton Foundation Recipients: David Hemmerich and Jan Tamble

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