Advancing freedom and opportunity for all people. That’s been the Mackinac Center vision for 25 years - and we’re just getting started! If you want to share in the work of improving peoples’ lives through sound public policy, then we hope you’ll consider becoming a member of the Mackinac Center today. Through your gift, you provide the critical support we need to carry out research, publish news and analyses, and take strategic legal action for the benefit of all Michigan residents. As an independent, 501(c)3 educational institution, the Mackinac Center neither seeks nor accepts any government funding. Our work is funded through the annual, voluntary support of thousands of individuals and organizations who believe in free markets, limited government and self-reliance. Your gift is fully tax deductible.
Member $25-$99 annual contribution
- Impact! Our official news magazine
- Michigan Capitol Confidential
(an investigative publication focusing on Michigan legislative activities)
Supporting Member $100-$499 annual contribution
All the benefits of being a Member plus:
- The Mackinac Center’s bi-monthly mailing
(similar to the ones sent to every Michigan Legislator)
Jefferson Society Member $500-$999 annual contribution
All the benefits of being a Supporting Member plus:
- Our latest research studies and policy briefs
- Advance invitations to our “Evening with the Mackinac Center” events
President’s Council Member $1,000-$9,999 annual contribution
All the benefits of being a Jefferson Society Member plus:
- A President’s Council membership pin
- Personal updates from the President of the Mackinac Center
1851 Society Member $10,000 or higher annual contribution
All the benefits of being a President’s Council member plus:
- An “1851” Society pin
- A special, framed “1851” Society certificate
- Invitations to VIP receptions at our events
Your estate plans represent more than years of hard work or accumulated assets, they also reflect the values which you hold dear in life and wish to perpetuate. The Legacy Society recognizes people who make any bequest to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Benefits of the Legacy Society are the same as those of the 1851 Society. You will also have the satisfaction and peace of mind knowing that your estate will work for the betterment of all people and the perpetuation of a civil society.