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Ways to Contribute

Ways to Give

There are so many ways to get involved, support your community, and aid in preserving LGBT history.

Monetary Contributions

When you give to the Des Moines Pride Center, you are making an investment to preserve LGBTQ+ history for communities now and for years to come!

Planned and Estate Giving

You can make the Des Moines Pride Center part of your legacy.

Material Donations

The Des Moines Pride Center is committed to acquiring, preserving, and disseminating materials that embody the culture and history of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people.

Practicums and Internships

The Des Moines Pride Center aims to build and maintain connection within the community, one way to do so is through educational growth and development through fostering professional experience with various educational programs.


The Des Moines Pride Center relies on volunteers to help fulfill its mission and is always looking for individuals who wish to donate their time and talent to the library. Volunteers primarily provide general library and archives support by helping to process and record donations and collection holdings, assist patrons in the use of the library, and helping with exhibits.

At the Center

There are many ways for volunteers to get involved at the center:

  • Grant and Research Writing

  • Fundraising

  • Programing and Events


  • Marketing and Social Media

  • Trainings

  • Library and Archives

As a Board Member

Become part of the board; work and take on a more active role in how the Pride Center contributes to the community through upholding the organization's mission.

Your ideas and opinions are important. Put your unique skills to use!

Become a Sponsor


The Des Moines Pride Center accepts donations from businesses. The library can provide your organization with any documentation you need in order to make a financial contribution.

There are many benefits for becoming a corporate sponsor for the Pride Center, please complete the form below to learn more:

Want to become a sponsor? Contact us

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