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515 Hickman Drive

Mid-Missouri's LGBTQ Community Center

The Center Project, a grassroots nonprofit organization, is Mid-Missouri’s only community center focused on the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.

Designed as a safe and open space, TCP supports the under-served sexuality and gender-based groups within the region, including youth, families, and those living in rural communities.


Find a time to meet new and old friends. Join us for one of our many events. We hope to see you soon — and you’ve very welcome!



The Center Project depends on community donations to keep our doors open. We gladly accept monetary donations as well as office supplies.



Local LGBTQ group opens new home to public

COLUMBIA – The LGBTQ group The Center Project (TCP) held an open house Saturday for its new permanent facility. Tuesday, Columbia’s Board of Adjustment unanimously granted the group a…





The Center Project

A place to gather, hold a meeting, borrow a book, watch a movie, make friends and more! Visit our website for programming, resources, opportunities and information about our partner organizations.
The Center Project
The Center ProjectMonday, August 21st, 2017 at 11:30pm
TCP Friends, Followers, and Supporters! We need your help!

We are once again going to be running a concession stand at MU football games this fall and are in need of volunteers. Last year we brought n $7,500 and are hoping to do better this year. Our biggest need right now is for the 9/2 game but we also have needs for all the others as well.

Sign up via the link below. Questions? Shoot us a message or an e-mail at info@thecenterproject.org.
The Center Project
The Center ProjectSunday, August 20th, 2017 at 9:30am
Watch Sam Brinton, a survivor of anti-LGBTQ conversion “therapy” who identifies as nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns, share their story here.

The Center Project
The Center ProjectSaturday, August 19th, 2017 at 10:00am
Absolutely heartbreaking.

"Transgender people, particularly trans women of color, face disproportionate rates of violence compared to the rest of the LGBTQ community."

This is why TCP is so important to our community. We have to keep working together to put an end to all this hate.
The Center Project
The Center ProjectFriday, August 18th, 2017 at 11:47am
Great read via MU LGBTQ Resource Center