Welcome to the Perceptions Donations Page

One-Time General Donation

Perceptions’ many programs, projects, and events can only continue with your strong financial support. We ask you consider donating to help makes us successful. We are a 501c(3) charitable organization; so donations are tax deductible. Perceptions funds support the LGBT and ally community in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Become a DONOR-member today!

Have you heard about the Perceptions “Donor-member” program? Sound like something new and different? Well, it is new and exciting…but not as different as you might think!

Perceptions has replaced its historic membership dues program with a donor-member program. This came after the board reviewed the programs of other successful non-profits and found most use this more inclusive-type program. So far, the Perceptions Donor-Member program is showing popularity among long-term participants and new supporters!

Many benefits exist for donor-members not available to traditional members:

It’s up to you! To become a donor, use one of these methods:

Online – Select ‘donate.’


Check/Cash to Perceptions, P.O. Box 1525, Midland, MI, 48641. Please use this form to send your donation.

Shop AmazonSmile and Support Perceptions!

AmazonSmile is Amazon’s charitable site and provides the same shopping opportunities as the regular Amazon site.

How does AmazonSmile work?

When first visiting AmazonSmile (, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate a portion of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.

Remember, when selecting Perceptions, select our registered name, Saginaw Valley GLBT Group, Inc. or follow this link.

Scholarship Fund

Saginaw Community Foundation

Perceptions has established an endowed scholarship fund at the Saginaw Community Foundation.

The scholarship is awarded each May to a Michigan resident(s) who has demonstrated a passion for promoting mutual respect and acceptance across borders of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.


Donate Now

Be sure to select Perceptions Scholarship from the drop-down menu. When you click the "Donate" button, you will be directed to a secure PayPal page, where you can pay with a PayPal account or a credit card. A PayPal account is not required.

Facilities Fund

Perceptions is developing a multi-purpose space, where we will be able to hold meetings, educational programs, support groups, social functions, and have a place to store records, supplies, and equipment.

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