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Drake University receives dozens of request every year seeking financial support of local community events, galas and fundraisers. Participation and support is dependent on availability of funds, faculty, staff, students and the University's Academic Calendar

Inquiries regarding event participation and sponsorship should be directed to John Smith, VP for Advancement,

Reservable Space and Rooms
All requests for event space and room reservations are made through our Office of Conferences and Event Services. To see our reservable spaces visit Please email with your contact information, description of event, preferred date, type of space you are desiring, time frame, expected number in attendance, etc. Use of event space is subject to rental and staffing fees.

To request Drake athletic donations for an event or fundraiser please complete a Charitable Donation Request form

  • Submission of form does not guarantee the request will be fulfilled, The Drake Athletics Department will fulfill requests for charitable donation when possible
  • Please allow at least two weeks to process your request



Community News
April 24, 2018
Drake University received Iowa Campus Compact's Community Partnership Award in recognition of Drake's longstanding collaboration with Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC).