• Charitable Donations

  • FuseDSM has a limited ability to fund donation requests for projects and events. Our stated mission revolves around promoting and bettering our business community. We have created these policies and criteria as a guide for those interested in making requests for donations. The Board of Directors will set a donation budget for each year. All projects must fit within our scope of purpose, fulfill needs in our footprint, and adhere to our Mission.  Check back later for the Charitable Donation Form, as all grants have been dispursed in 2019.  We are working on a new process for grants in 2020.  Stay tuned! 

    Our Purpose:

    Our organization provides the spark and energy every business needs to ignite growth and prosperity through purposeful connections. Our brand promise is to provide effective resources, knowledge and passionate advocacy to local businesses. We work tirelessly for our members to generate dynamic business opportunities unlike those found anywhere in the city.


    2017 Donations: $2,000

    Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Help A Horse Day - $500

    JCI Des Moines Jaycees, Easter in the Orchard - $500

    South Side Police Appreciation Day: $500

    South Suburban YMCA: $500


    2016 Donations: $2,000

    Matt Pick: Thanksgiving Dinner - $500

    Friends of SW 9th: Open Street Event - $500

    Discover Garden: $500

    South Des Moines Art Festival: $500


    2015 Donations

    DSMOpen Street SW 9th
    Hats & Horseshoes: Luther Care Services

    Discovery Garden, Iowa State Fairgrounds
     Rebuilding Together: Team Trixie

    Sculpture Park

    Thanksgiving Dinner: West Bank


  • Upcoming Events

  • FuseDSM is granted the right to use the attendee's name and/or likeness in photograph(s), video(s) and/or other digital media (hereafter “Photographs”) to promote FuseDSM in print and online publications, presentations, websites, and/or social media. The individual will not receive compensation for appearing in said Photographs.