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515 Hickman Avenue

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.
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The Center ProjectThursday, December 14th, 2017 at 6:05pm
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The Center ProjectWednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 7:10pm
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The Center ProjectTuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 7:04pm
"The heartbreaking stories of the cruel and brutal treatment these immigrants face in their home countries, not only by fellow citizens but also authorities, seems unthinkable in 2017. Unfortunately, what seems inconceivable in a country like ours is the reality in a very large proportion of the world. It’s illegal to be gay in over 70 countries; in these regions LGBTQ people literally fear for their lives."
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The Center ProjectMonday, December 11th, 2017 at 7:40pm
Because everyone needs affirmation. <3
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The Center ProjectMonday, December 11th, 2017 at 1:06pm
Do you shop on Amazon? Wrap-up your holiday shopping at and Amazon donates to The Center Project.

You can also set up your account to donate to TCP whenever you shop on amazon if you start at when you begin your shopping trips! 🙂
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The Center ProjectSunday, December 10th, 2017 at 7:00pm
Want to give back to your community without spending money? Consider donating your time by volunteering to work concessions with us this basketball season! Sign ups here - Please share! This is where earn most of our fundraising money and we could really use your help!