Downtown Springfield Inc is dedicated to being the unified voice that works for our business members and for the betterment of all of downtown. As your champion, we coordinate public policy solutions and responses that save you time & increase your bottom line.

We are a 501c6 nonprofit business association and Main Street organization.


All Downtown Businesses Enjoy:
Announcement of your opening, access to our exclusive Downtown Business Owners Facebook group, listing in downtown brochure and you can send your events to post on DSI’s web calendar

Members Benefit More!  Check out the esteemed businesses you will be joining>
12 months of benefits from date of payment including Vote on Board Representation, Ribbon Cutting, Business Profile on DSI Website, Events in Monthly E-Newsletter, Social Media Posts, Window Clings, Free Participation in Promotions, Press Release Support, Media Opportunities & more

 Download the Member Benefits Chart

Business Levels

  • $100 – Start-Up (first year in business downtown with a 50% discount on membership)
  • $200-600  – Established
  • $1000+ – Institution
  • $1000+ – Property Owner

Partner Levels

  • $100 – Non-Profit
  • $150 – Service Partner (service business outside of downtown)

Click here to fill out an online Membership Application


DSI activities are hip, fun, transformational and attract key demographics–if you want to tie your brand to our vision, there are many opportunities to do so. Seventy percent of our annual funds come from corporate sponsorships, so they are vital to our creative placemaking and economic development work. Ask about sponsorship for what’s in store for 2019>

Don’t want to “become a business member” but feel inspired to make a gift in support of our work?

If you wish to make a tax-deductible gift to support downtown revitalization, we encourage you to make a contribution to the Downtown Springfield Heritage Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) (3) organization founded by DSI members in 1999 which supports a similar vision and ideals for Downtown. Send your check to Downtown Springfield Heritage Foundation, Inc. c/o DSI, 3 W Old State Capitol Plaza, #15, Springfield, IL 62701.


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