Support the Choral Society

While the Des Moines Choral Society is a volunteer organization, we have many expenses, including a stipend for the director, fees for guest instrumentalists,  music for the singers, and performance hall charges. You can help the Choral Society continue its excellence in music by becoming a contributor. Click below to donate online via credit card, or read below for additional information on how to contribute.

The Des Moines Choral Society welcomes donations from individuals, corporations, and businesses. The Choral Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization; donations are tax-deductible.

Giving categories:

  • Presto ($5,000 or more)

  • Vivace ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • Allegro ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • Andante ($500 – $999)

  • Adagio ($250 – $499)

  • Maestoso ($100 – $249)

  • Largo (up to $99)

Other giving opportunities:

  • Many companies will match contributions to nonprofits; be sure to inquire with your company's Community Relations manager

Contributions to the Choral Society may be sent to: 

Des Moines Choral Society
P.O. Box 13449
Des Moines, IA 50310

If you have questions, please call (515) 273-5255, or email us at

Through your generosity, the Choral Society will continue to provide central Iowa with outstanding choral music, while continuing to set our own performance bar ever higher.  Together, we will make beautiful music!  [top]

Sustaining Friends

Sustaining Friends give the Des Moines Choral Society an ongoing source of programming dollars. These monthly gifts allow us to focus our efforts on bringing our supporters and audience the quality of concerts, musicians, and artistic direction that they enjoy. Sustaining Friends agree to make recurring monthly gifts as a pledge of support. These amounts are charged automatically to the Friend's credit card. Sustaining Friends' donations are automatically renewed year after year, eliminating renewal notices. Monthly giving makes it easier for donors to budget for their support. Changes or cancellations can be made at any time with a phone call to the office. Download the Sustaining Friends' donation form (PDF, 86KB).

To become a member of Sustaining Friends, donations start at a minimum of $10.00 per month. This allows you to budget your support and allows us to rely on sustainable giving. [top]

Donate By Mail:

For single donations, download this form, fill out, and return to the Choral Society (check or credit card):

General Donation Form (PDF, 82KB)

For monthly recurring donations to your credit or debit card as a Sustaining Friend (read more), fill out this form and return to the Choral Society:

Sustaining Friend Form (PDF, 86KB)

Thank you for your generous support!