Welcome to the downtown neighborhood association.

Want to get involved in the downtown Des Moines community?

By becoming a member of the downtown neighborhood association, you can do just that.
Join the Downtown Neighborhood Association

Why should you join?

  • Be part of a community that's trying to make downtown Des Moines a better place.
  • Get your voice heard in order to make a real difference.
  • Social and network during events at some of your favorite downtown hotspots.
  • Not a downtown resident? Not a problem! We don't discriminate.

Check out the events we have coming up.

Reach out to dnaboard@desmoinesdna.com for virtual meeting information.
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See all upcoming social events.


Check Out Volunteer Iowa for your local Volunteering Opportunities

They need volunteers for:

  • Covid-19 food distribution
  • Derecho Response opportunities
  • Helping Hand
  • United Way
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • ...and many more.
Volunteer Iowa

We have a membership for everyone!

Whether you're a resident of downtown, a friend that wants a reason to visit more often, or a business that is looking to give back to the community, we've got a place for you.

Resident

$20

per year
or $45 for 3 years.

Check out our MAP to see if you live within the boundaries of the Downtown Neighborhood. If you do, this is the membership for you.


Ability to vote

Board meeting attendance (optional)

Social event access

Member-only communications


Sign Up

Non-Resident

$20

per year
or $45 for 3 years.

Didn't see your residence within our MAP? No worries, we still want you to come be social. The only difference is that you won't get to vote on downtown matters.


Board meeting attendance (optional)

Social event access

Member-only communications


Sign Up

Business

starting at

$100

per year

Check out our MAP to see if your business is within the boundaries of the Downtown Neighborhood. If you do, this is the membership for you.


Board meeting attendance (optional)

Social event access for employees

Member-only communications

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From our Facebook feed...

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20 hours ago

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City officials report 5th Street has been closed to install the garage’s screening wall. The plan calls for the street to open by January 1 but is on pace to open as early as December 23. Thanks to DNA member Karl Knock for making this inquiry!
6 days ago

City officials report 5th Street has been closed to install the garage’s screening wall. The plan calls for the street to open by January 1 but is on pace to open as early as December 23. Thanks to DNA member Karl Knock for making this inquiry! ... See MoreSee Less

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I almost offered to help them. That installation is taking forever. Does ikea sell screening walls?

how does the bike lane on the east side of the street, heading north going to work? Its absent on this block... that aint right... whats the plan Stan?

Will the garage be open for use after that point?

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