Charitable Gift Annuities

A Charitable Gift Annuity is a simple contract that allows you to make a meaningful gift to Des Moines Performing Arts, while providing you a fixed and guaranteed source of income for the rest of your life.

The benefits are many:

  • Significant tax savings in the year the gift annuity is established;
  • Secure, fixed income for life at interest rates typically higher than CDs, savings accounts and other investment options;
  • Partially tax-free income on annuity payments;
  • A meaningful gift to support live, professional performing arts and arts education at Des Moines Performing Arts.

Read stories of donors who made lasting gifts to Des Moines Performing Arts. To learn more about planned giving, please contact Cherian Koshy, Director of Development at (515) 246-2351 or, or visit Leave A Legacy IOWA.

Des Moines Performing Arts
aspires to be a national leader in presenting the performing arts by engaging the Midwest in world-class entertainment, education, and cultural activities.
  • Des Moines Performing
    Arts Partnerships:
Des Moines Performing Arts is a private 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit corporation presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states. It is the presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is the performing home of many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. Events, dates, times, performers and prices subject to change without notice.
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