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Apply for Organization Membership

Member Organization benefits include:

  • visibility on our member page with hyperlink to your website
  • an opportunity to reserve a display table at no cost for Environmental Lobby Day at the Iowa State Capitol and discounted exhibitor registration at our events
  • an invitation to share upcoming events on our community calendar and in select Council communications
  • a subscription to IEC publications, including a monthly Organizational e-newsletter
  • a seat at weekly roundtable discussions during the Iowa Legislative session
  • invitations to members only events, including our annual meeting and issue working groups
  • demonstrating you are an environmental ally

For nonprofit and volunteer organizations only:

  • A vote for member organization representatives on our board of directors

Who can apply?

Organizations or businesses that are concerned with protecting Iowa's natural resources and share our mission for a safe, healthy environment and sustainable future for Iowa. Organizations or businesses cannot have a mission or vision that conflicts with the purpose and function of the Iowa Environmental Council.

If your organization wishes to become a Member Organization please download and submit the application to IEC's Communications and Development Director Angelisa Belden at belden@iaenvironment.org or mail it to:

Iowa Environmental Council

Angelisa Belden

505 Fifth Avenue, Suite 850

Des Moines, IA 50309

After submitting the application, please complete the online payment. 

If your organization wishes to become a Member Organization, but pay by check or over the phone, please download and submit the application to IEC's Communications and Development Director Angelisa Belden at belden@iaenvironment.org or mail it to:

Iowa Environmental Council

Angelisa Belden

505 Fifth Avenue, Suite 850
Des Moines, IA 50309

Staff will contact you for payment following your application. 

Next Steps

The Board of Directors of the Iowa Environmental Council will review and approve or deny member applications at the next scheduled board meeting. Board meetings are held monthly. The applicant will be informed of the board's decision two business days after the board's decision.

If you send a check with your application, the check will be deposited after your application has been approved. If you paid via credit card and are not approved for membership, your payment will be reimbursed.

Giving Levels

President's Circle - $10,000

Champion - $5,000

Visionary - $2,500

Guardian - $1,000 (Member Organization donations at this level or above are considered sponsors to our annual events)

Steward - $500

Leader - $250

Organizational Member - $100

Questions?

Contact Angelisa Belden at 515-244-1194 x210 or belden@iaenvironment.org