Your support helps share extraordinary symphonic music and one-of-a-kind music education experiences with our community. More than 138,000 people, including nearly 8,000 students, experience the Des Moines Symphony each year because of the generosity of our donors.

Give Online

Giving online is easy and secure. You can make a one-time Annual Fund gift or set up a monthly donation to join our sustaining donor group.

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Become a Sustaining Donor

Your life is busy. Your time is valuable. Monthly giving is a convenient way to give, and you’ll enjoy donor benefits for your full annual commitment. 

Begin a Monthly Gift

Make a Gift by Mail

Send your gift by check, made payable to:

The Des Moines Symphony

The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust Street, Suite 200
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Match Your Gift

Matching gifts help maximize your support. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. Contact your company’s HR department for information.

Make a Gift of Stock or Appreciated Securities

Many people choose to contribute to the Des Moines Symphony through transferring stock or securities. To make a gift by transferring stock or securities, please contact Amanda Milloy, Donor Relations Manager, at 515-280-4000 or

The Des Moines Symphony Association’s Tax ID number is 42-6058830.

Make an IRA Charitable Rollover Gift

If you are 70 ½ years of age or older, a Direct Charitable Distribution through your IRA will count toward your required minimum distribution and is not considered taxable income. Please ask your administrator to note your name and address in connection with the transfer or contact Amanda Milloy, Donor Relations Manager, at 515-280-4000 or with any other gift details.

The Des Moines Symphony Association’s Tax ID number is 42-6058830.