Membership and Sponsorship

Become a Member

Our members want to be “in the know” concerning U. S. foreign policy and issues. They deeply value the expertise, knowledge and perspective of informed foreign policy professionals.  They value dialogue, challenging views and appreciate our non-partisan approach.

Membership Information:

  • Sessions are monthly from September through May
  • Guests may attend at your invitation at a cost of $25 per meeting (the same guest may attend 2 sessions)
  • Meetings usually held at Wakonda Club, 3915 Fleur Dr., Des Moines IA
  • Time is available to meet the speaker and ask questions 

Individual Membership fee:   $220 annually, $25 per meeting; $25 per guest per meeting

Couples Membership fee:  $400 annually per couple, $25 per meeting each; $25 per guest per meeting

High School Membership fee:  $25 annually, $15 per meeting

Send your check to GDMCFR, Richard Lynch,  P.O.Box 65691, West Des Moines, IA  50265.  If you paid for 3 years, the annual fee is guaranteed for that time.  DMCFR is 501(c)3 non profit.  

Become a Sponsor

We have several sponsorships available; please contact Jane Brimmer (info@gdmcfr.org) with any questions.

Individual Sponsor:

  • Special guest rate of $20 per meeting-a savings of $10
  • Special recognition on name tag at each meeting, on our website, on signage and in literature
  • Priority consideration for any special session/informal dinner with the speaker

Individual Sponsor fee:   $500 annually, $25 per meeting attended; If paid for 3 years, the annual fee is guaranteed for that time.  Send your check to GDMCFR, Richard Lynch, P.O. Box 65691, West Des Moines, IA 50265.  We can provide an invoice if needed. 

 

Non-Profit Sponsorship includes:  

  • Ability to send up to 10 attendees per meeting at $25 per attendee
  • Private sessions/visits with speakers may be arranged for sponsoring institutions
  • Acknowledgement on our website, at our meetings, on signage, and in literature
  • Involvement with business and community leaders

Non-Profit Sponsorship fee:  $500 annually; $25 per attendee/$20 per college student for each session; If paid for 3 years, the annual fee is guaranteed for that time.  Send your check to GDMCFR, Richard Lynch, P.O. Box 65691, West Des Moines, IA 50265.  We can provide an invoice if needed.

 

Corporate Sponsorship includes:  

  • Ability to send up to 10 attendees per meeting at $25 per attendee
  • Private sessions/visits with speakers may be arranged for sponsoring institutions
  • Acknowledgement on our website, at our meetings, on signage, and in literature
  • Involvement with business and community leaders

Corporate Sponsorship fee:  $1,000 annually; $25 per attendee for each session; If paid for 3 years, the annual fee is guaranteed for that time.  Send your check to GDMCFR, Richard Lynch, P.O. Box 65691, West Des Moines, IA 50265.  We can provide an invoice if needed.   

 

In-kind Sponsorship and any other arrangements for association with the Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations are always welcome and open for discussion.  Please contact Jane Brimmer at info@gdmcfr.org or call 515 254 2287.  We would be happy to talk.

2017/2018 Sponsors
Our Many “Thanks”

ORGANIZATIONS


City of West Des Moines – Sister Cities Commission


Simpson College – John C. Culver Public Policy Center

INDIVIDUAL
Jane Brimmer
Tamara Elwell
Richard & Kerry Goodson
Robert Hayes
Chip Lowe
Richard & Nancy Lynch
Joan Mannheimer
S. Ahmed Merchant
Steven Noah
John Schmidt

IN-KIND
Beaverdale Book Store
CopyCat Prints
Des Lux Hotel
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Renaissance Inn by Marriott
Savery Hotel