Make A Donation

Take your place among the 4,500 leaders who energize our local arts and culture community each year by contributing to Des Moines Performing Arts. In addition to bringing world-class entertainment to town, your tax-deductible gift supports education programs that impact thousands of Iowa students and teachers.

Make a difference today by choosing one of these giving levels:

SUPPORTER ($75 / $6.25 PER MONTH)
  • Designate funding to any DMPA programs
  • Email notification of Priority Access Tickets (Priority Access to tickets in advance of sales to public is based on level of giving when permitted by show. )
SPONSOR ($150 / $12.50 PER MONTH)

All lower level benefits, plus:

  • Provide a classroom of 25 students access to Applause Series matinee
  • Priority registration for summer camps for your children and grandchildren
ASSOCIATE ($300 / $25 PER MONTH)

All lower level benefits, plus:

  • Provide an in-school artist residency for one classroom (5 workshop sessions)
BUILDER ($600 / $50 PER MONTH)

All lower level benefits, plus:

  • Two full summer camp scholarships for children in need
  • Recognition in Centerstage program at all Willis Broadway Series performances (150,000+ patrons annually)
PATRON ($1,250 / $105 PER MONTH)

All lower level benefits, plus:

  • Provide 155 students access to Applause Series matinees
  • Access to Patron Circle Lounge prior to performance and at intermission (complimentary bar service, light hors d’oeuvres, coat check, restrooms)
  • Best-of-house seats, exclusively for Patron-level donors (based on availability)
  • Patron Concierge Telephone Line for purchases and exchanges
FOUNDER ($3,000 / $250 PER MONTH)

All lower level benefits, plus:

  • Support one school in Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards program
  • Invitations to private company parties for you and a guest, with opportunity to meet cast
  • Access to Founder Concierge Telephone Line for purchases and exchanges (with waived telephone fees)
BENEFACTOR ($6,000 / $500 PER MONTH)

All lower level benefits, plus:

  • Support special initiatives for touring shows, such as autism-friendly performance or in-depth project with at-risk youth
  • Join President/CEO on trips to New York and London to experience Broadway and theater productions with behind-the-scenes access to some shows

See How Your Support Makes a Difference:

You Make The Difference

“Integrating the arts allows me to bring joy and enthusiasm into my teaching. I see such a difference in my students when we have arts integration in our lesson.”
- Dawn, fifth-grade teacher at Cattell Elementary School, Des Moines

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You Make The Difference

“The fact that our son was working with Broadway professionals and getting vocal and acting lessons from people who actually acted on Broadway was stunning.”

- Jennifer, Altoona parent

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