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The Civic Center Foundation is the local partner to the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center in expanding the cultural, artistic, educational, and economic power in the region. The Foundation provides community members the opportunity to collectively support the VMCCC beyond ticket purchases and event attendance.

Funds donated to the Civic Center Foundation will continue our mission to:

  • Bring in world-class entertainment through the Foundation

  • Increase awareness, education, appreciation, and support of the performing arts

  • Provide facility updates which enable the VMCCC to operate as an economic driver for the region and go-to destination for events

Donations by mail - Donations can be sent in via mail to the following address:

Civic Center Foundation
7 Town Square
Lima, OH 45801

The Civic Center Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. We have the following option available as a donation opportunity from our website. If the donation opportunity above doesn't include programs that you are interested in supporting, you may contact Carmen Cecala-Wells, Development Coordinator, to find out more about other donation opportunities by phone (419-224-5222) or by email (

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