Developing Strong LGBT Centers. Creating Healthy LGBT Communities.

Increase Your Impact - CenterLink Membership

CenterLink is a member-based coalition of LGBT centers, youth centers, senior centers, start-up groups, social service agencies, pride groups, and more that supports the development of strong, sustainable, and healthy LGBT communities. Members have access to many valuable resources to help them to do more, to reach more people, and to thrive.

CenterLink Members have resources to make them strong and healthy.

Benefits of Your CenterLink Membership

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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.

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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.

See our exclusive members-only directory

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.

See Our Member Directory  

Download the latest Survey Report

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.

See all of the Community Center Survey Reports 

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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.

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Members-Only Grant Access

Grant news and information, as well as Grant opportunities available only to CenterLink members.

Visit MyCenterLink, the resource portal for CenterLink Members

MyCenterLink.org

My CenterLink is an online resource portal for CenterLink members, containing relevant information to help LGBT Community Center leaders to succeed.  Executive Directors and Board Members can find services, legislative updates, sample forms, policies, handbooks, job descriptions and other documentation; maintain their online directory listing; access webinars, program registrations and trainings; and communicate with other member center leaders.

Visit MyCenterLink, the resource portal for CenterLink Members 

Learn more about the Leadership Summit

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.

Learn about the LGBT Leadership Summit 

Find out more about CenterLink's Executive Director Boot Camp

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.

Find out more about CenterLink's Exceutive Director Boot Camp 

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CenterLink's Mentoring Program

New community center leaders can take advantage of CenterLink's mentoring program!  Learn from and build connections with experienced leaders!

Participate in Center Awarenesss Day

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!

Participate in Center Awarenesss Day 

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ResourceLink

This bi-weekly 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.

Sign up for our enewsletter

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, Twitter, and LinkedIn:

  

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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.

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Partner Benefits

Access to special programs, offers and benefits from our association partners, including UST, MAP, LGBT Technology Partnership, and more...

 


Additional Benefits Added Regularly!