Membership Has Its Privileges

New! CenterLink Member Portal: My CenterLink

Join/Pay Dues ⇒

CenterLink Members Receive (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
    • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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 UST, MAP, LGBT Technology Partnership, and more....

Additional benefits are being added regularly.


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)


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.


Budget Size Dues
0 - <$150,000 $50
$150,000 - <$250,000 $150
$250,000 - <$500,000 $250
$500,000 - <$1,000,000 $500
$1 million - <$3,000,000 $1000
$3 million - <$5,000,000 $2500
$5 million - <$10,000,000 $5000
$10 million + $7500


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