Individual Giving

Giving to Des Moines Performing Arts means not only top-notch entertainment and economic return for Iowa, but incredible educational opportunities for our children as well.

By making a donation to the Donor Circle, your gift makes an impact!  Loyal supporters provide dynamic learning opportunities for more than 53,000 young people and community members, while offering affordable arts opportunities to underserved audiences. 

You can help support school-age children attend Applause Education Series performances or provide a teacher with important arts integration training and resources through our Teacher Professional Development program.  You can also enhance audience experiences by supporting newer programming such as The Dance Series, Family Series or Temple Comedy Series.  Your donation is essential, as ticket prices are not able to cover program costs.

In appreciation for your donation, Des Moines Performing Arts provides different levels and valuable benefits including advance ticket purchasing, personal ticketing assistance, exchange privileges, online account management and tax deductibility. Click here to see donor levels and benefits. 

Take Your Giving to the Next Level – Join the Patron Circle

Leadership gifts are critical to the ongoing programming and educational opportunities at Des Moines Performing Arts.  Donors making gifts of $1,250 or more become a part of Des Moines Performing Arts’ exclusive Patron Circle.  As a Patron Circle donor, you can enjoy the VIP experience while creating lasting memories for future generations of young audiences.

Become part of our Donor Circle by donating today.

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.
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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.