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 Joining Downtown Springfield, Inc. (DSI) positions you at the heart of a unified effort to enhance and grow downtown, offering a significant return on investment. As the collective voice of businesses, nonprofits, and residents, DSI effectively coordinates public policy solutions that save time and increase profitability. Throughout the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, DSI demonstrated exceptional crisis management and continues to meet the ongoing needs of the downtown community. For every $18.50 in membership dues, DSI raises an additional $81.50 through sponsorships, city partnerships, and grants, showcasing the financial and strategic benefits of membership. By joining DSI, you contribute to a thriving downtown ecosystem where business and culture prosper together.

BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP

When you establish your business in the heart of Downtown Springfield, you’re warmly welcomed by DSI (Downtown Springfield, Inc.). Every downtown business enjoys initial perks such as an announcement of your opening, access to our private Downtown Business Owners Facebook group, and a listing in the downtown brochure.

Members Benefit Even More! By joining DSI, you not only gain these initial benefits but also become a part of “the SPACE” — our Downtown Springfield Arts, Cultural, and Entertainment District. This membership enhances our collective progress through a shared vision, offering a comprehensive list of additional benefits that support and amplify your presence in a vibrant, thriving community.

Membership Levels & Benefits

Bronze – $200/year
The Bronze membership at Downtown Springfield, Inc. ($200/year) offers valuable benefits for business visibility and support. Members receive a profile on the DSI website, event listings, news in a monthly e-newsletter to over 3,000 subscribers, press support, and media opportunities. Business services include detailed operational emails, government advocacy, funding alerts, and networking support. Additional perks include participation in the DSI Gift Card Program, where gift cards are redeemable at member businesses, a window cling to showcase neighborhood pride, and voting rights in association matters.

Silver – $500/year
Bronze Benefits Plus Pair of Tickets to a DSI Event of Your Choice

Gold – $1000/year
Silver Benefits Plus DSI Website Home Page Logo/Link

Platinum – $5000/year
All Benefits plus Complimentary Corporate Table at Annual Dinner

Service Provider – $150/year
(For businesses not located in the immediate downtown area who value downtown relationships)
Business Profile on DSI Website, Window Cling, Early News, One Vote as a Member

Non-Profit or Government Organization – $100/year
Profile on DSI Website, Events in Monthly E-Newsletter, Window Cling, One Vote as a Member, One Downtown Gift Basket per year organized by DSI for your fundraising efforts.

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INFRASTRUCTURE, PROGRAMS & EVENTS SPONSORSHIPS

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. Please contact a team member for more information. team@downtownspringfield.org 

INDIVIDUALS/FAMILY SUPPORT

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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3 W Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 15
Springfield, IL 62701
P: (217) 544-1723

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Springfield, IL 62701
P: (217) 544-1723

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