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 capital 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 Great Lakes Center for the Arts.

Those who wish to learn more about joining the family of supporters or becoming a member of the 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. 

Privately funded by dedicated and generous individuals, corporations and foundations who recognize the importance of the arts in culture in thriving communities and who believe in the mission to inspire, entertain and educate residents and visitors to the region with world-class performances, the Great Lakes Center for the Arts is a 501c3 non-profit organization with an independent Board of Directors. 

The Center gratefully accepts gifts of stock. Click here for instructions on transferring securities electronically.

Learn more about having a greater impact while meeting your philanthropic and financial goals by pledging a gift over time.

Select naming opportunities are available to recognize your family’s, company’s or foundation’s dedication to the arts and thriving communities. Please contact Maris Harrington, Director of Development, to learn more about available opportunities.

Maris Harrington, Director of Development,
O: (231) 439-2606
C: (231) 633-2606
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