Programs of The Dance Center are supported, in part, by Alphawood Foundation, The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince, New England Foundation for the Arts, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Irving Harris Foundation, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, the National Performance Network (NPN) Performance Residency Program, and the Arts Midwest Touring Fund. Additional funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Special thanks to Friends of The Dance Center.
The Dance Center is a member of the American College Dance Festival, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Chicago Cultural Institutions Community Outreach Network, Dance/USA, Greater South Loop Association, Illinois Alliance for Arts and Education, Illinois Arts Alliance, Illinois Arts Presenters, The League of Chicago Theatres, The South Michigan Avenue Merchant's Association, Near South Planning Board, National Dance Educators Association and the United States Institute of Theater Technology.
Athletico is the exclusive provider of Physical therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sports Medicine, Athletic training, Work Rehabilitation, and Massage Therapy for The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago.
The Dance Center is a Founding Member of the Music and Dance Theater Chicago, Inc.