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"Over the Edge" LDF Challenge - June 29th 2019 - Olympic Park, Stratford, East London

Where it all began

The Line Dance Foundation (LDF) was founded in 2007 by Betty Drummond of Linedancer Magazine. Its purpose is to support people involved with Line dance who face difficult times through illness, accident or other distressing circumstances which affects their ability to earn their living


Who benefits?

The LDF helps anyone involved in Line dance on a profession or semi professional basis be that part-time or full time, anywhere in the world and in any capacity. 

Details of the grants to beneficiaries are kept confidential unless the beneficiaries themselves choose to make it known that they have received help. Disclosure will never come from the LDF


How to nominate

If you know someone who needs LDF help, then making an application is easy.

For online nominations, simply visit and nominate by completing the online application form


How to make a donation

If you would like to make a donation direct to our UK bank, here are the details:

                 Account name:           Line Dance Foundation
Sort Code:                20 - 80 - 33
Account:                   03 993 086

For International transfers:

IBAN: GB86 BARC 2080 3303 9930 86

Registered charity no. 1164708

LDF Objectives

As defined in the Articles of Association under the terms of the Companies Act 2006

• To assist in the treatment and care of persons (and their dependents) who wholly or mainly make their living working in the line dancing industry and who are suffering from illness of any description or who are in need of rehabilitation as a result of such illness and by providing financial and other forms of support

• To relieve poverty or financial hardship among persons who wholly or mainly make their living working in the line dancing industry and their dependants by providing financial and other forms of support

• For the public benefit to promote the education and training of people in subjects relating to dance and the performing arts in such ways as the Trustees think fit, including by awarding to such persons scholarships, maintenance allowances or grants tenable at any university, college or institutions of higher or further education

• The promotion of community participation in healthy recreation in particular by the provision of facilities and the organisation of opportunities for participation in line dancing

• For the public benefit, such other charitable purpose or purposes according to the law of England and Wales as the Trustees shall in their absolute discretion determine from time to time

This provision may be amended by special resolution but only with the prior written consent of the Charity Commission.

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