Center on Halsted is the most comprehensive community center in the Midwest dedicated to building and strengthening the LGBTQ community. In order to provide the programs and services that help bring more than 1,000 community members through our doors every day, we rely on the contributions of generous individuals as well as corporate and foundation sponsorships. There are a number of ways you can support Center on Halsted and help us build and strengthen our community.
Center on Halsted is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and therefore donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Our federal tax ID number is 51-0178807.
Seventy-seven cents of every dollar you contribute will go directly toward our client services and programs available to you and the community. If you would like more information about our current budget and how our programs are funded, a fact sheet is available here.
The Director's Circle is a select group of forward-thinking philanthropists and community members who have pledged more than $600 in one year to Center on Halsted's programs and services. In addition to special events and benefits exclusive to Director's Circle members, you will also receive the same member benefits available to Community Circle members. Click here for more information.
Community Circle members help support our programs and services by purchasing an annual Center membership. Membership benefits include discounted gym passes and complimentary invitations to special events. You can choose the level of membership that is right for you, starting at just $2 a month. Click here for more information.
PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the LGBTQ community, and that all donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in Center on Halsted, we declare that our donors have these rights: Click here to read A Donor Bill of Rights