Support Downtown Springfield

Here’s your chance to help build a healthy downtown. Anyone can contribute – whether or not you live or work in downtown. Indeed, our support comes from businesses and individuals from throughout the county who believe a strong downtown is essential for an economically thriving and welcoming city.

There are three options for you to consider to support DSI’s mission:

Join or renew your membership with DSI today. As the lead organization representing downtown businesses & advocates, we are at the forefront of new, innovative economic & planning strategies and partnerships to revitalize the heart of our community.

We are a 501c6 nonprofit organization, with a growing membership base of businesses, nonprofits and individuals representing hundreds of employees, residents and other downtown stakeholders.


  • $100 – Start-Up (dual one-year membership with Local First program ends Dec. 31, 2017)
  • $200-600  – Established
  • $1000+ – Institution
  • $1000+ – Property Owner


  • $100 – Non-Profit
  • $150 – Service Partner

Click here to fill out an online Membership Application

Download the Membership Benefits Chart

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 of the upcoming 2017 Holiday Walks or what’s in store for 2018>


  • $65 – Advocate
  • $500 – Champion
  • $1000 – Investor

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

Check out the esteemed businesses and individuals you will be joining>