Shop local with Downtown Dollars

Support local businesses and share the love of downtown Kalamazoo with Downtown Dollars. They work like a gift card at participating downtown restaurants, shops, and businesses. Use Downtown Dollars right on your phone or print them off for a simple shopping experience.

Purchase Downtown Dollars

You can purchase Downtown Dollars in $5, $10, and $20 increments. To purchase online, use the order form below. After purchase, you’ll receive an email with your certificates. You can also make an appointment at the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership office to purchase Downtown Dollars in person.

Downtown Dollars are valid for 5 years from the date of purchase.

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Downtown Dollars are an easy way for schools and organizations to support the community. By buying Downtown Dollars in bulk for employee rewards or school fundraisers, you keep more money local and help our community grow. Some bulk purchases may be eligible for a discounted rate. For more information, call the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership office at 269.344.0795.

Become a participating business

As a business, accepting Downtown Dollars is easy. When a customer pays with Downtown Dollars, you simply validate the code online—you don’t need any additional equipment or software. You also get your own online portal where you can request reimbursement and access reports.

Becoming a participating business takes two quick steps. Email the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership to request a code (please include your business name and location). Once you receive the code, fill out the form linked below.

Request a Code

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