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Increase Your Impact - CenterLink Membership

CenterLink is a member-based coalition of LGBTQ centers, youth centers, senior centers, start-up groups, social service agencies, pride groups, and more that supports the development of strong, sustainable, and healthy LGBTQ 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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CenterLink Leadership Institute

CenterLink is committed to developing both leaders and leadership across our more-than-300 center network. We understand that investing in our leaders, and their leadership, is an investment in our vision of flourishing LGBTQ centers that nurture thriving, healthy, safe communities.

Under the CenterLink Leadership Institute umbrella, member organizations will find our Board Essentials trainings, Exceptional Governance Series, Safety & Security Series, YouthLink Learning Institute, ActionLink Learning Institute, and a range of network calls each designed to strengthen, support, and connect our member organizations.

Visit My CenterLink, the resource portal for CenterLink Members

My CenterLink

My CenterLink is an online resource portal for CenterLink members, containing relevant information to help LGBTQ 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 

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The Weekly Brief

This weekly e-mail newsletter is designed to bring you event news, updates, and opportunities relevant to the LGBTQ community center movement.


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  

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Members-Only Grant Access

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

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Access to Live Technical Assistance, On-Site and Virtual Consulting

By internet, phone or e-mail, or in person, we can provide you with the assistance you need. AND, if you’re looking for one-on-one help with special request, questions, challenges facing you center.

Go to the My CenterLink member resource library (login required)

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.

My CenterLink Member Resource Library (login required) 

Download the latest Survey Report

Biennial LGBTQ Center Survey Report

The MAP/CenterLink LGBTQ 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 (LGBTQ) community centers, including their capacity, their programs and services, the people they serve, and their technical assistance needs.  These reports help LGBTQ organizations and donors better understand the unique role that community centers play in the LGBTQ 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 LGBTQ Community Center Leaders.

Learn more about the Leadership Summit

Discounted Rates for CenterLink's Annual Leadership Summit

Join LGBTQ Community Center leaders from around the country for seminars, workshops, countless networking opportunities, and the latest information from the LGBTQ Community Center Movement.

Learn about the Annual Leadership Summit 

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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 LGBTQ Center Awareness Day

Participate in Center Awareness Day to share the programs and resources you offer with your community, and raise awareness about the community center movement!

Participate in Center Awarenesss Day 

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 

Post your job for free on our national job board!

Social Media Tools & Connections

CenterLink’s social medial opportunities help you stay on top of LGBTQ Community Center news, keep up to date on LGBTQ related news, surveys and studies, and connect with colleagues.  Join us on FaceBook, Twitter, and LinkedIn:

Membership Certificate

Members will receive a Membership Certificate to display in your center or office.

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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!

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