Both the City of Des Plaines and the Des Plaines Park District support the Des Plaines History Center through an Interlocal Agreement and through public funding.
The History Center collaborates with the Des Plaines Public Library on such projects and programs as the Des Plaines Memory web site and historically-themed book discussion groups, as well as producing the recent publication of Des Plaines in the Images of America book series.
The Kiwanis Club helps support children's programs at the Des Plaines History Center, through funds received in their annual Peanut Day fundraiser.
The History Center partners with the Des Plaines Park District and Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce to plan and host the annual Fall Fest event at Lake Park in September.
Our Business Members
The Des Plaines History Center thanks the business community and the following Business Members for their support.