Working with diverse communities of young people in South Africa and the USA, Zip Zap Circus helps kids "Dare to Dream" and empowers them to make those dreams a reality.

Where the Money Goes

Zip Zap Circus USA is a volunteer-run organization with no paid staff or fixed overhead. Operating expenses are funded through special grants made specifically for that purpose, which means that 100% of your contribution goes directly to support Zip Zap programs in South Africa and elsewhere.

These programs are designed to make Zip Zap circus training and performance opportunities available to young people at no cost to the participants or their families, as well as to reach out to at-risk and underserved youth with social circus programming.

Zip Zap Circus USA, Inc. is recognized as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Contributions may be made on-line at here through Google Checkout or mailed to: Zip Zap Circus USA, Inc. c/o Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 USA.

Annual financial statements are available upon request.