The Downtown St. Charles Partnership (DSCP) is funded by a self-imposed special service area (SSA) tax levied on property located in the downtown business district of St. Charles.

In addition to this special assessment, the DSCP relies on community support to accomplish its objectives.  This comes in the form volunteer hours, committee work, sponsorship and financial contributions.

Why Invest?

As a 501(c)3 organization, your financial support allows us to continue the ongoing revitalization efforts of Downtown St. Charles. A vibrant downtown district is an important component of the overall economic climate of the community.

In addition, the DSCP is a 501(c)3 organization, which means that your contribution may be tax deductible. Consult your tax advisor for more information.

What do Business Members recieve?

In addition to a strong downtown business district, you'll receive a number of other benefits. Please contact us at to find out more! 

Investors receive the following extra's for joining:

  • Assistance in Planning Grand Opening Mini-Event
  • Discounted entry in the Holiday and
  • St. Patrick’s Parades ($125 value)
  • Information on business listed in newsletter, on website and on kiosks
  • Eligibility for storefront improvement grant up to $1,500
  • Web presents: including website and social media
  • Member icon next to business listing on directories
  • Business Specific Press Release – Great for grand openings and promotional events
  • A Vote on DSCP Board representation

DSCP Services

  • Marketing of Downtown St. Charles
  • Downtown Promotions
  • Education
  • Events
  • Purchase and Maintenance of Public Art
  • Free Marketing
  • Online Directory
  • E-Newsletter Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Way Finding Kiosks
  • Bike Maps

Support downtown St. Charles by becoming an Investor Member today.  Download our Investor Member Application here.


Membership Levels