Membership Has Its Privileges

New! CenterLink Member Portal: My CenterLink

Join/Pay Dues ⇒

For Community Centers and Organizations (including LGBT Centers, Youth Centers, Senior Centers, Start-Up Groups, Social Service Agencies, Pride Groups, and more):

  • Access to Live Technical Assistance, On-Site and Virtual Consulting
    • By internet, phone or e-mail we can provide you with the assistance you need.  AND, if you’re looking for one-on-one help with strategic planning, board retreats and more, we can provide you with live facilitation and on-site support.
  • Technical and Capacity-Building Resources
    • CenterLink provides resources for groups planning to open a community center or expand existing programs and services. The resources available include sample forms, “how to” articles, and training materials. The clearing house also contains samples of articles of incorporation, by-laws, job descriptions, policies and procedures and directions on how to apply to the IRS for tax-exempt status.
  • Exclusive Members Only Featured Profile in the Online Directory
    • Listing your center on CenterLink’s online directory will significantly broaden your outreach to potential visitors.

  • Biennial LGBT Center Survey Report
    • The MAP/CenterLink LGBT Community Center Survey Report gets to the heart of trends driving the LGBT Community Center movement – giving members  an overview of local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community centers, including their capacity, their programs and services, the people they serve, and their technical assistance needs.  These reports help LGBT organizations and donors better understand the unique role that community centers play in the LGBT movement, as well as centers’ needs and capacities.
  • Access to Free Webinars
    • These webinars are FREE to CenterLink members… featuring timely information and training on topics of interest to LGBT Community Center Leaders
  • Members-Only Grant Access
    • Grant news and information, as well as Grant opportunities available only to CenterLink members

  • Discounted Rates for CenterLink’s Annual Executive Director & Board Leadership Summit
    • Join LGBT Community Center leaders from around the country for seminars, workshops, countless networking opportunities, and the latest information from the LGBT Community Center Movement
  • Scholarship Opportunities for CenterLink’s Executive Director Boot Camp
    • Designed for Center leaders with 1-3 years of experience, Boot Camp is designed to give new Executive Directors the tools they need to succeed.
  • CenterLink’s Mentoring Program
    • New community center leaders can take advantage of CenterLink’s mentoring program!  Learn from and build connections with experienced leaders!
  • CenterLink’s Annual Center Awareness Day
    • Participate in Center Awareness Day to share the programs and resources your offer with your community, and raise awareness about the community center movement!
  • Special Members-Only Group Pricing for BoardSource
    • Widely recognized as the nation’s leading provider of resources on nonprofit governance, BoardSource is dedicated to building the effectiveness of nonprofit boards. BoardSourc educates, informs, guides, counsels, and supports leaders who are working to strengthen their communities through their service and work with nonprofits.
  • ResourceLink
    • This monthly e-mail newsletter is designed to bring you community center news, updates and opportunities, as well as grant information, surveys, offers, announcements and news relevant to the LGBT community center movement.
  • Volunteer Leadership Opportunities
    • Get involved and give back when you help to shape the future of CenterLink and community centers around the world – by serving on a committee or holding a board position.
  • Free job-posting with Enhanced Promotion
    • Post your job for free – then have it promoted via Twitter and FaceBook
  • Social Media Tools & Connections
    • CenterLink’s social medial opportunities help you stay on top of LGBT Community Center news, keep up to date on LGBT related news, surveys and studies, and connect with colleagues.  Join us on FaceBook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Display the CenterLink Member Logo
    • Download the CenterLink member logo for use on your website, business cards and other printed and electronic promotional materials.  Displaying your CenterLink member logo helps you build credibility within your community and within the LGBT movement.
  • Membership Certificate
    • Members will receive a Membership Certificate to display in your office or home.
  • Partner Benefits
    • Access to special programs, offers and benefits from our association partners, including IGLTA, dot.gay, UST, National Coalition for LGBT Health, MAP and more...

Download Forms Below -    Dues Schedule Below


For Individuals (including activists, donors, supporters, partners, board members, allies, and more):

 

Executive Members Receive

  • Listing in the CenterLink Annual Report
    • Distributed to LGBT Community Centers, at major CenterLink events and online.
  • Membership Badge
    • Download your membership badge and let the world know you’re a part of the CenterLink community
  • Access to Free Webinars
    • These webinars are FREE to CenterLink members… featuring timely information and training on topics of interest to LGBT Community Center Leaders
  • ResourceLink
    • This monthly e-mail newsletter is designed to bring you community center news, updates and opportunities, as well as grant information, surveys, offers, announcements and news relevant to the LGBT community center movement.
  • Social Media Tools & Connections
    • CenterLink’s social medial opportunities help you stay on top of LGBT Community Center news, keep up to date on LGBT related news, surveys and studies, and connect with colleagues.  Join us on FaceBook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Partner Benefits
    • Access to information, special programs, offers and benefits from our association partners, including IGLTA, Tripping, and more
  • LGBT Promotional Materials From Our Partners
    • Coupons, publications, videos, etc.
  • Membership Certificate
    • Members will receive a Membership Certificate to display in your office or home.
  • Pride in Knowing That You Are Investing in the Future of the LGBT Center Movement!

 

Individual Members Receive

  • Listing in the CenterLink Annual Report
    • Distributed to LGBT Community Centers, at major CenterLink events and online.
  • Membership Badge
    • Download your membership badge and let the world know you’re a part of the CenterLink community.
  • Access to Free Webinars
    • These webinars are FREE to CenterLink members… featuring timely information and training on topics of interest to LGBT Community Center Leaders and their supporters.
  • ResourceLink
    • This monthly e-mail newsletter is designed to bring you community center news, updates and opportunities, as well as grant information, surveys, offers, announcements and news relevant to the LGBT community center movement.
  • Social Media Tools & Connections
    • CenterLink’s social medial opportunities help you stay on top of LGBT Community Center news, keep up to date on LGBT related news, surveys and studies, and connect with colleagues.  Join us on FaceBook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Membership Certificate
    • Members will receive a Membership Certificate to display in your office or home.
  • Pride in Knowing That You Are Investing in the Future of the LGBT Center Movement!

Download Forms Below.    -    Dues Schedule Below

Additional benefits are being added regularly.


FORMS: CENTERS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Download and print the Membership Application form below, select the dues level appropriate to the size of your organizational budget, and mail the form and payment to the address on the form. You may also pay your dues online, below.

You may download and submit either version of the application. To download, right click the link and choose "Save As..."

⇓ Organization Membership Application (.pdf) ⇓ Organization Membership Application (.doc)

Directory and Member Information Update

You have three ways to update your organization's Directory information:

Submit Online ⇒ or  ⇓ Directory Information Update (.pdf) or   ⇓ Directory Information Update (.doc)


FORMS: INDIVIDUALS

Download and print the Individual Membership Application form below, select the appropriate dues level or donation amount, and mail the form and payment to the address on the form. You may also pay your dues online, below.

⇓ Individual Membership Application (.pdf)


MEMBERSHIP DUES

For your convenience, you may pay your membership online with a credit card. Once you’ve made your online payment, simply email, mail or fax your membership application to CenterLink.

 

CENTERS/ORGANIZATIONS
INDIVIDUALS
Budget Size Dues
Type Dues
0 - <$150,000 $50
Executive $100
$150,000 - <$250,000 $150
Individual
$50
$250,000 - <$500,000 $250
Student/Limited Income $25
$500,000 - <$1,000,000 $500
Others > $50
$1 million - <$3,000,000 $1000
pay dues online ⇒
$3 million - <$5,000,000 $2500
$5 million - <$10,000,000 $5000
$10 million + $7500
CenterLink Financial and Non-Profit Documents
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