Northern Michigan residents already recognize the opportunities presented by a major performing arts and cultural center. Lead supporters have committed funding of over $20 million toward a campaign goal of $25 million.

In order to achieve these financial goals, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts is pursuing support from individuals, foundations and corporations who embrace the vision and who, collectively, will be recognized as the Founding Circle of the new Great Lakes Center for the Arts.

Those who wish to become a member of our Founding Circle of the Great Lakes Center for the Arts are invited to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

RECOGNITION

The Great Lakes Center for the Arts Founding Circle is thanking and recognizing members in several ways:

  • Permanent recognition on the Founding Circle wall
  • located in the lobby of the Center
  • Invitations to the Opening Gala at the Center
  • Invitations to an annual Founding Circle concert or program
  • Recognition as Founding Circle members in all program books and annual reports
  • Access to the private donor lounge
  • VIP Concierge Services
  • Advance Priority Ticketing Services
Additionally, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts will be pleased to recognize upper-level Founding Circle contributions through a select number of visible naming opportunities.


BOX SEATS

The theater in the Great Lakes Center for the Arts includes upper-level boxes and main floor boxes in the Center’s prime orchestra seats. Boxes are designed to hold four to eight people. Boxes are available for naming gifts of $500,000 and above. Box holders receive:

  • Permanent recognition on the Founding Circle wall located in the lobby of the Center
  • Invitations to the Opening Gala at the Center
  • Invitations to an annual Founding Circle concert or program
  • Recognition as Founding Circle members in all program books and annual reports
  • Access to the private donor lounge
  • VIP Concierge Services
  • Advance Priority Ticketing Services
  • Preferential rights to box seat tickets during the naming rights period

GIVING LEVELS

VISIONARIES - GIFTS of $3,000,000+
Naming rights for premier locations, including GLCFA’s most prominent public spaces within the Center, for a period of 15 years: (inquire for list of current opportunities)

INNOVATORS - GIFTS of $1,000,000
Naming rights for premium locations within the Center for a period of 15 years: (inquire for list of current opportunities)

SUSTAINERS – GIFTS of $500,000
Naming rights for select locations within the Center for a period of 15 years: (inquire for list of current opportunities)

LEADERS – GIFTS of $250,000

BENEFACTORS – GIFTS of $100,000

PATRONS – GIFTS of $50,000

SUPPORTERS – GIFTS of $25,000

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ADDITIONAL CAPITAL SUPPORT

FRIENDS – GIFTS up to $25,000