Donate to our Missouri Chapter

Our Missouri chapter work is performed by volunteers with no paid staff. 
Your contributions help support our work. 

About Us

The International Dark-Sky Association – Missouri Chapter, LLC, (“IDA Missouri”) is a subsidiary of the International Dark-Sky Association, Inc. (“IDA”), an Arizona nonprofit corporation whose mission is to protect the night skies for present and future generations. IDA is tax exempt under Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  IDA Missouri was officially incorporated in Missouri on October 15, 2018

Our Missouri Chapter is a statewide chapter, dividing the state into operating zones to make sure every area is represented.  Board members and volunteers are unpaid.  Your donations directly support our chapter's efforts to reduce light pollution in Missouri. 

Donate/Become a Member of DarkSky International (our parent)

To become a member or otherwise donate to DarkSky International (our parent organization), please click this link to visit DarkSky International's website:  Join/Donate to DarkSky International.  (see the "Other Ways to Give" dropdown box for annual or monthly membership options, or just to donate).

If your mailing address is in the State of Missouri, you will automatically become a member of DarkSky Missouri.

Under our Chapter's operating agreement with our parent, a very small portion of the funds donated to DarkSky International is shared with DarkSky Missouri. Chapters are responsible for raising their own funds for operations.

Donate to DarkSky Missouri

Important: Donations to DarkSky Missouri will not make you a member of our chapter.  If you wish to become a member of DarkSky, please see the prior section for a link to join DarkSky.

DarkSky Missouri must raise funds separate from our parent to support our operations.  If you wish to donate specifically to DarkSky Missouri using Paypal or a credit card, please select one of the amounts provided below. 

To pay by check, make your check made payable to International Dark-Sky Assoc, Missouri and mail to the address of IDA Missouri, 13024 Barrett Crossing CT, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Your donation will be specific to DarkSky Missouri. 






Our Mission

The mission of DarkSky Missouri is to raise awareness about light pollution issues in Missouri, promote quality outdoor lighting, protect our natural environment and our beautiful night sky, and educate the public how reducing light pollution can lower energy costs.