Rebuilding the Center of Our Performing Arts

The Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center is a community pillar and cultural hub. Crouse Performance Hall's stage sits at the center of our region's performing arts.

The stage floor from 1984 was damaged by a storm while working to keep Crouse open. Our repairs will go beyond what insurance will cover. We need your help to replace the stage.

Your tax-deductible gift will be the foundation for future world-class shows, generations of local performers, and the cultural hub of our region.


Friends of Town Square LIVE!

The Civic Center Foundation is funded by our generous community partners. You help us continue to provide services back to the community and further the performing arts in Lima/Allen County.

Support the Civic Center Foundation by becoming a Friend of Town Square LIVE! Learn more about the benefits you receive, such as early access to tickets, here.

Cash App - To make a donation from your mobile phone via Cash App, use the following $Cashtag for the Civic Center Foundation: $VMCCCFoundation 

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 that serves as the support mechanism to further aid in the long-term sustainment of the VMCCC. Your tax-deductible gift allows us to expand programming and bring world-class entertainment to our stage allowing all in our region to be inspired and influenced by the performing arts. 

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 (

Thank you for supporting the Civic Center Foundation!