Legendary | $5,000

The Andrew Giving Fund and Opportunity on Deck have worked very closely for the past few years as both spread sports to children and families in central Iowa who wouldn’t have the chance to participate otherwise. The foundation began as a way to celebrate the life of Andrew James Ulrich, and the Ulrich family continues to spread his strong and courageous spirit. To learn more about The Andrew Giving Fund visit:

NCMIC Professional Solutions was one of the very first companies that took a meeting with our young executive director when he was still shaping the vision of the organization, and ever since that meeting they’ve gone above and beyond to donate financially, volunteer at our practices, hold equipment drives and provide direction for the organization through mentorship and board service. The company specifically likes to give back to local organizations, which is why the partnership between central Iowa, Opportunity on Deck and NCMIC Professional Solutions has worked so well. To learn more about NCMIC Professional Solutions visit:

Helping people is an important part of Principal Financial Group’s culture, this is reflected in their financial sponsorship of Opportunity on Deck’s programs and efforts and their employee’s community involvement. Opportunity on Deck has been a beneficiary of both their financial support and employee service thanks to the commitment of Ryan Quick, Opportunity on Deck’s treasurer and board member. To learn more about Principal Financial Group visit:

The Clive Community Foundation is a conduit for residents, businesses and other stakeholders to donate funds for the betterment of our community while connecting donors with causes they care about. Opportunity on Deck has worked with the foundation as a community partner but also as an advisor for their Move More Task Force in Clive. To learn more about the Clive Community Foundation visit:

The Iowa Soccer Association is comprised of over 93 affiliate organizations, 35,000 youth and adult players and 6,500 coaches with a goal of providing soccer opportunities in Iowa. In 2018 the Iowa Soccer Association Foundation, the West Des Moines Soccer Club and Opportunity on Deck will work together to provide soccer opportunities for more than 400 children in Clive and West Des Moines. To learn more about the Iowa Soccer Association visit:

Prairie Meadows strives to support the communities where we live, work and play through their Community Betterment Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and Legacy Grant Program. Opportunity on Deck received a Community Betterment Grant in 2017 for their soccer programs. As a result, Prairie Meadows has been able to give more than $1.64 billion back into the state of Iowa with more than $710 million of that figure remaining right here in our community. To learn more about Prairie Meadows visit:

Most Valuable Players | $1,000+

American Family Insurance has asked customers to nominate nonprofit organizations for a chance at one of 250 $1,000 Community of Dreamers donations.  Opportunity on Deck was selected in 2018 as a recipient.  To learn more about American Family Insurance visit:

Assembled Products, Inc. is an industrial supply company with a commitment to shipping quality parts on time.  As a third-generation, family-owned and veteran-owned business they value building partnerships with our customers, employees and suppliers.  To learn more about API visit:
Aureon is a business solutions provider who connects possibilities to productivity by providing unique and scalable business support services for organizations — small and large.  To learn more about Aureon visit:

Belin McCormick strives to provide the highest caliber legal services to businesses, public institutions and individuals located in Iowa and across the nation.  A core value at Belin McCormick is helping build a better community by giving both time and money to community and professional programs and projects.  To learn more about Belin McCormick visit:

Community Choice Credit Union is more than just a credit union. They believe in helping their neighbors achieve the life they desire, similar to Opportunity on Deck’s goal of serving our communities and neighborhoods.  To learn more about Community Choice Credit Union visit:

Evergreen Homes of Iowa focuses on providing safe and sustainable products, conducting their business in the most responsible manner possible, and striving to meet the needs and concerns of those who they serve.  Opportunity on Deck is proud to be a partner of Evergreen Homes as we build stronger communities.  To learn more about Evergreen Homes visit:

For over 150 years, Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company’s mission has been to succeed through unwavering focus on the success of our customers in central and eastern Iowa.  To learn more about Gilcrest/Jewett visit:
Five generations of the DeClerck family have worked for John Deere for more than 100 years. Thanks to the support and volunteer hours of Jaime DeClerck, John Deere supports Opportunity on Deck with multiple matching donations each year. To learn more about John Deere visit:
KCL is an expansive, fast-growing engineering consulting firm located in the Valley Junction area of West Des Moines.  The firm has supported Opportunity on Deck’s efforts as the organization serves West Des Moines families and beyond.  To learn more about KCL Engineering visit:

Syverson Strege & Company and Sherpa Investment Management are experts in financial planning and investment services. Their goal is dig a little deeper, bestow clarity among the endless options, and peer through the fog of financial uncertainty to help clients become more confident in their financial outlook.  To learn more about Syverson Strege & Company visit:

Target is supporting soccer clubs and organizations near their retail locations all across the United States including Opportunity on Deck’s 2018 soccer programming.  We are so excited to partner with the organization and look forward to future partnership with the company and their retail locations.  To learn more about Target visit:

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the premier national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs in all industries. To learn more about NAWBO Iowa visit:

Since 1917, United Way of Central Iowa has brought together individuals and organizations from every corner of central Iowa to create and implement initiatives focused on producing real results in the areas of education, income and health. To learn more about the United Way visit:

Hall of Fame | $2,500+

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines improves quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues.  To learn more about the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines visit:

Farm Bureau Financial Services is all about helping you protect what’s important and we’re so thankful that they’ve chosen to help Opportunity on Deck build strong youth through support of a project that will help us build new curriculum to help teach our participants the importance of teamwork, dedication, healthy living habits and good character. To learn more about Farm Bureau Financial Services visit:
The Iowa Cubs have supported Opportunity on Deck since the very first baseball league in the summer of 2012 and have continued to provide in-kind donations, sponsorship funding, employee volunteers and more support every year since. Opportunity on Deck thanks Michael Gartner who has been such an advocate for our programs and Justin Walters for stepping up to play a variety of roles for the organization the past couple of years. To learn more about the Iowa Cubs visit:
The Polk County Board of Supervisors provides grant opportunities to organizations like Opportunity on Deck that enhance the quality of life within Polk County.  To learn more about the Polk County Board of Supervisors visit:

Opportunity on Deck received a grant from US Lacrosse towards our summer camp, that includes lacrosse training. US Lacrosse created the Diversity and Inclusion National Grant Program to provide funding to qualified organizations that initiate and/or continue programs or projects that promote lacrosse participation and education. To learn more about US Lacrosse visit:

Through a combination of strategic grants, volunteer activities and other community investments, Wells Fargo and Opportunity on Deck have partnered to create solutions that help strengthen our community.  To learn more about Wells Fargo visit:

The West Des Moines Community Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life throughout West Des Moines by investing in area nonprofits through grant programs and by providing individuals, families and area businesses who love West Des Moines with a way to give back.

All-Star Sponsors | $500+

Active Care Chiropractic and Dr. Kurt Steffensmeier, D.C. take the time to listen and carefully treat and adjust patients in a way that best meets their health needs.  To learn more about Active Care Chiropractic or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Steffensmeier visit:
Brighton Consulting Group Research is engaged to assist all types of healthcare providers in achieving the technical and data requirements for successful operations.  To learn more about Brighton Consulting Group visit:

Lions International is the world’s largest service club organization. In Clive the Lions Club has been an excellent partner for Opportunity on Deck for many years by helping obtain funding and donations while also providing meals for many of our participants at the end of each program. To learn more about the Clive Lions Club visit:

EquiTrust is a national carrier of competitive, client-friendly annuity and life insurance products, available through a national network of independent sales representatives.  EquiTrust Life Insurance Company and Magic Johnson Enterprises are committed to creating opportunities in our communities and focusing on the underprivileged and underserved.  To learn more about EquiTrust visit:

IMT Group is located in West Des Moines and they support a lot of local organizations that are serving our community, including Opportunity on Deck. Their promise is to be there when you need them the most and they will do everything possible to help you and your family be worry free. To learn more about IMT Group visit:
Opportunity on Deck is the beneficiary of a few great golfers that won a local charity tournament and are employees at Iowa Bankers Insurance and Services. Iowa Bankers Insurance and Services strives to lead with expertise and resources to empower the financial services industry. To learn more about Iowa Bankers Insurance and Services visit:
Iowa State Bank is proud to have called Des Moines home for 75 years. Their mission is to serve customers, prosper, have fun and remain an independent bank. They are also committed to help meet the needs of the communities where they do business. To learn more about Iowa State Bank visit:
Merchants Bonding Company provides contract surety bonds, commercial license and permit, notary, probate, public official, and fidelity bonds for more than 80 years.  To learn more about Merchants Bonding Company visit:
SCHEELS strives to be the best retailer in the USA in the eyes and minds of our customers and associates. SCHEELS is committed to providing philanthropic support in each community where they are located. To learn more about SCHEELS visit: