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Support Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Be a part of advancing the vitality of Downtown Raleigh for everyone through your investment in Downtown Raleigh Alliance. Your gift supports the DRA’s initiatives in placemaking and community building, retail recruitment and marketing programs, transportation, accessibility, and beautification. Investments and donations are tax-deductible.

Annual Investors

A vibrant, healthy, and accessible downtown is the cornerstone of economic strength and vitality. Through their generous investments, our Annual Investors support the work of the DRA and contribute to the future of our city and region. 

Our Annual Investors receive a package of recognition benefits for the year depending on the level of investment, beginning at $2,500.  If interested in learning more, please contact Kathleen Louis, Vice President of Engagement and Business Development, at (919) 821-6972 or

Friends of Downtown Raleigh

Are you proud and passionate to be a part of Downtown Raleigh? Do you live, work, visit or own a business downtown? Support your community through your gift to Downtown Raleigh Alliance. 

The Friends of Downtown Raleigh annual giving program is tax-deductible. Along with supporting your downtown community, you, as a Friend of Downtown Raleigh, will receive for every year you give:

  • Early access to sign up for our monthly Discover Downtown Tours
  • Priority for downtown volunteer opportunities
  • Discounted tickets to DRA events

Additionally, those who make an annual gift of $100 or higher will receive a unique Downtown Raleigh t-shirt from House of Swank designed and made especially for Friends of Downtown Raleigh. 

Read our Friends of Downtown Raleigh FAQ.

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