The Center Project (TCP), a grassroots nonprofit organization, is Mid-Missouri’s only community center focused on the needs of LGBTQ individuals and communities. 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.

Our Mission

The Center Project’s mission is to provide resources and a safe space for LGBTQ individuals to meet, to play, and to grow. Our outreach focuses on youth, families, and people living in rural areas.

Board Members

Dion Wisniewski, President

Tara Marcink, Vice President

Irene DeVore, Treasurer

Neil Carr, Development Chair

Maria Butauski, Social Media Coordinator

Stanford Griffith, Web and Communications Director

Steven DeVore, Board Member

Will Erlandson, Board Member

Howard Hutton, Board Member

Tara Marcink, Board Member

Cole Mendenhall, Board Member

Sarah Mitchell, Board Member

Chris Mruzik, Board Member

Want to get involved?

We’re always looking for volunteers. You could join the board, reach out to potential donors, staff the Center during open hours, work an event, or find your own way to help out. We’re a great way to meet new people.

Just reach out to us and let us know what you’re interested in doing.

Non-Profit Statement

Mid-Missouri Center Project, Inc., D/B/A The Center Project, is a 501(c)3, organized under the Missouri Nonprofit Corporation Act.