The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Directory includes contact information and maps for all Regional Chamber Members in Greater Des Moines (DSM) — more than 6,500 local businesses! To search by business category, select the links below the search bar. To search by business name, select “0–9” for business names that begin with a number or “A–Z” for businesses listed in alphabetical order.
Additionally, The Partnership relies on Investors to support its mission as the economic and community development organization serving Greater Des Moines (DSM).
For more information about The Partnership, its Investors, Affiliate Chambers of Commerce and Chamber Members, visit the following pages:
Avenue Scholars Des Moines
- Education/Cognitive Skills Training
Avenue Scholars, the leader in bridging the gap between education and business, guarantees careers for our youth of hope and need through supportive relationships, individualized coaching, education, and training.
All too often, financial circumstances put a halt to a student’s plans for academic and career development. Not with the Avenue Scholars Program.
Beginning with the 2022 – 2023 school year Avenue Scholars will begin providing this comprehensive program in central Iowa starting in the Des Moines Public Schools at East and Roosevelt High Schools with a plan to expand to all Des Moines high schools by 2024.
Avenue Scholars provides comprehensive, individualized support services to help students identify, prepare for, and ultimately enter financially sustaining, high-demand careers requiring an associate degree or less. Programming begins in the student’s junior year of high school and continues uninterrupted through postsecondary training and for six months following career entry. Eligibility is based on financial need (eligibility for free or reduced-price school lunches or a federal Pell Grant), interest in pursuing a high-demand career requiring an associate degree or less, and attendance at an AS partner high school.