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LaChanee D
1242 E. 49th Street
(St. Clair - Superior )
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the project

At MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland, our vision is to empower aspiring dancers and content creators in Northeast Ohio, regardless of their background or ethnicity. With your generous support, we aim to transform our studio into a vibrant, state-of-the-art facility that fosters talent and captures dance excellence.

Your contributions will fund crucial upgrades, including new dance flooring for safety and precision, extended mirrors for technique refinement, a welcoming lobby for community connection, and enhanced lighting to create a dynamic practice and content creation space. These physical improvements will not only elevate the training experience for our dancers but also provide the ideal environment for content creators to produce high-quality videos and performances.

By contributing to our campaign, you are investing in the dreams and aspirations of young artists, helping them pursue fruitful careers in dance while solidifying MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland as the premiere location in our city for capturing dance content. Together, we will ignite a movement of creativity and inclusivity in the world of dance, ensuring that the Midwest shines as a beacon of dance excellence and opportunity. Join us in making this vision a reality!

Thanks to our gracious sponsor, Twist Drill Cleveland, we were able to reduce the original cost of this project by nearly half! 

the steps

Action Plan:

  1. Renovation Kick-off (By February 2024): Once funds are secured, we will initiate the renovation process, including the installation of new dance flooring, extended mirrors, lobby improvements, and enhanced lighting.

  2. Equipment Procurement (By February 2024): We will source and purchase state-of-the-art sound and video equipment to facilitate high-quality content creation.

  3. Studio Rebranding (By February 2024): We will officially rebrand the studio as MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland, reflecting our commitment to empowering dancers and content creators.

  4. Content Creation Resources (March 2024): We will create and set up dedicated spaces within the studio for content creation, ensuring that artists have access to the resources they need.

  5. Community Engagement (Ongoing): Throughout the project, we will engage with our community, providing updates on our progress and involving them in the transformation of MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland.

  6. Content Showcases (Starting May 2024): As soon as the studio upgrades are completed, we will organize showcases to highlight the talents of our dancers and content creators.

  7. Monitoring and Evaluation (Ongoing): We will continuously assess the impact of the renovations on the quality of training and content production, making adjustments as needed.

  8. Gratitude and Recognition (Throughout): We will express our heartfelt gratitude to our donors through personalized messages, acknowledgment on our website and social media, and exclusive access to content produced at the studio.

  9. Financial Transparency (Throughout): We will maintain complete transparency by sharing financial updates and how every dollar is being utilized to fulfill our project goals.

Your support will enable us to execute this action plan efficiently and make MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland a thriving hub for dancers and content creators. Together, we will empower the next generation of artists and elevate our community's dance scene.

why we're doing it

At MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland, our project addresses several critical social and economic challenges facing our community. Our team is motivated by a deep passion for dance and a strong commitment to making a positive difference in our neighborhood and city.

1. Fostering Inclusivity and Equal Opportunities: Northeast Ohio, like many regions, faces disparities in access to quality dance training and opportunities. We believe that talent knows no boundaries, and by upgrading our studio, we aim to break down barriers and provide equal access to top-notch dance education for all, regardless of their cultural background or ethnicity. We're passionate about leveling the playing field and ensuring that everyone can pursue their passion for dance.

2. Building a Creative Hub: Our project will transform MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland into a vibrant creative hub. This will not only empower aspiring dancers but also provide content creators with a dedicated space to produce high-quality videos and performances. In doing so, we are contributing to the growth of the creative economy in our city, generating opportunities for artists, and bolstering our local arts scene.

3. Community Connection: Beyond just a physical space, we aim to create a sense of community and camaraderie. Our studio will serve as a gathering place where people from all walks of life can connect, collaborate, and support one another. We're driven by the belief that strong communities are built on shared passions and mutual support.

4. Elevating Northeast Ohio's Profile: By making our region a premier location for dance training and content creation, we aim to put Northeast Ohio on the map as a cultural and artistic powerhouse. This not only boosts our city's reputation but also attracts talent and investment, leading to economic growth.

5. Inspiring the Next Generation: Our team's passion for dance is fueled by the desire to inspire the next generation of artists. We want young dancers to dream big and believe that they can achieve fruitful careers in dance. Through our project, we hope to instill confidence, discipline, and creativity in our youth.

In essence, MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland is not just a place to dance; it's a platform for social change, economic growth, and environmental awareness. Our team's unwavering dedication and passion drive us to make this project a reality, and we invite you to join us in this transformative journey. Together, we will empower our community and elevate the arts in Northeast Ohio.


Final budget


Budget Item

Frame Wall (12 ft x 8 ft) $ 350.00

Frame Wall (10 ft x 8 ft) $ 300.00

Frame Install (36 in door + trim) $ 150.00

Install 568 sqft of 1.5 drywall $500.00

Paint $ 250.00

Install 32 in door + 64 in baseboard $ 200.00

Labor $ 1,295.00

TOTAL $ 3,045.00

Final budget



TOTAL RAISED = $3,105.00
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) N/A
ioby Donation Processing Fee (4%) $60.00

Original budget

To make MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland the premier dance destination in our city, we need your help. Our goal is to raise $13,000 to renovate our current space and provide the resources necessary to foster talent, creativity, and inclusivity in the world of dance. Your support will go towards:

  1. Extended Mirrors: Proper mirrors are crucial for dancers to improve their technique and performance.

  2. Lobby Installation: Creating a welcoming and comfortable lobby area for our community to connect and support each other.

  3. Better Lighting: Adequate lighting is essential for both practice and content creation.

  4. Advanced Equipment: State-of-the-art sound and video equipment to capture and share the incredible talent emerging from our studio.

ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee 8% N/A
ioby Donation Processing Fee 4% $435.30
TOTAL TO RAISE $13,435.30
Donation processing fees apply to donations only. 100% of match funding goes to projects. Please note, fees are estimated here and final numbers may change based on the final amount raised and amount of match funding applied to this campaign.


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