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About NUDM

Now in its 41st year, Northwestern University Dance Marathon (NUDM) is one of the largest student-run philanthropies in the nation. Since its founding in 1975, Northwestern students have raised more than $15 million for more than thirty different beneficiaries. Join us March 6th-8th as we dance to #MakeLifeBright.

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About Starlight

Founded in 1982, Starlight Children’s Foundation® is a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world. Collaborating with innovators in pediatric healthcare, entertainment and technology, Starlight provides a unique blend of family-centered programs and services from hospital to home.

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About ECF

The mission of the Evanston Community Foundation is to build, connect, and distribute resources and knowledge through local organizations for the common good, helping Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, inclusive, and just community. The Foundation manages growing endowments, addresses Evanston’s changing needs through grantmaking and provides leadership on important community issues.

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2016 Beneficiary Application

Interested in becoming the Primary Beneficiary for NUDM 2016? Our application is now live.

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