Move Together

The Frankie Manning Foundation would like to show its support to this effort and we encourage all dancers to attend: MOVE TOGETHER:  Dancing Towards An Inclusive Community & Global Social Justice Saturday, July 11th, 2020 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. London time JOIN THE GLOBAL LINDY HOP, SWING DANCE & BLUES DANCE COMMUNITY for an […]

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May 30, 2020 – Virtual Seminar – “Thriving in Crisis: The Chick Webb Orchestra and the Great Depression”

Save the date! On Saturday, May 30th the Frankie Manning Foundation is proud to host special guest Christi Jay Wells Ph.D who will be hosting a special virtual seminar: Thriving in Crisis: The Chick Webb Orchestra and the Great Depression This will be a fascinating and engaging virtual seminar for Lindy hoppers, musicians, and jazz […]

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Emergency Fundraising Update

FMF COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPORT THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED! In response to COVID-19 and the many community members affected by loss of income, the Frankie Manning Foundation has been able to award 63 grants to professional Lindy Hoppers from 16 different countries. It’s not too late to make a donation towards this important […]

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EMERGENCY SUPPORT UPDATE

FMF COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPORT In response to COVID-19 and the many community members affected by loss of income, the Frankie Manning Foundation opened applications for Emergency Support on March 27th and with the deadline closing last Thursday, April 9th. We’ve received application for Emergency Support from Lindy Hop professionals all over the world. Several of […]

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Applications are now open – Emergency Support Program

🚨 EMERGENCY SUPPORT PROGRAM 🚨 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN The Frankie Manning Foundation Emergency Support Program provides financial assistance for Full-time Lindy Hop professionals who have had unanticipated loss of income because of cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak and are now having difficulties paying for food, rent, medical bills, childcare, and other basic necessities. WHO CAN […]

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EMERGENCY SUPPORT PROGRAM

⭐ The Frankie Manning Foundation is preparing to launch an EMERGENCY SUPPORT PROGRAM in the coming days.  Support will be made available for full-time Lindy Hop professionals who show pressing financial need and who demonstrate a commitment to preserving and passing on the legacy of the Lindy Hop that originated in the Savoy Ballroom in […]

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