Personal Giving

When you make a gift (of any size) to CMA, you help us fulfill our mission and grow the audience for great jazz and chamber music. Community support also allows us to offer CMA Academy programs at no cost to schools, bringing our guest artists into the community, benefiting thousands of children and young adults every year.

Sustaining supporters make ongoing contributions through secure, automatic monthly payments from your credit or debit card. Gifts of just $5 or $10 per month really do make a difference in our ability to bring great live music experiences to central Iowa. Please consider becoming a sustaining supporter – simply choose the option at checkout.

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Directors Circle

The CMA Director’s Circle is comprised of individual donors whose giving totals $500 or more annually. Find out more about the impact of the Director’s Circle and the benefits of being a member.

Employer Match

Many employers will match your donation, doubling or even tripling your gift to support CMA. Check with your HR department and ask for a matching gift form.

Planned Giving

More and more donors are electing to ensure the viability of CMA beyond their lifetime by including a gift in their estate plans. Click here to learn how you can support the growth of CMA for years to come

Gifts by Check

You may mail your check, made out to Civic Music Association, to: Civic Music Association, 900 Keosauqua Way Ste. 113, Des Moines, IA 50309

Gifts of Securities

To make a gift of securities, please contact Ajia Whipp, Director of Operations, at 515-280-4020 or

Corporate Partnership

Thank you to our corporate partners!

Businesses and organizations that support CMA understand the value of great cultural amenities for our community. They also understand the value of reaching the CMA audience.

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