How To Help


Ensure the Future of the Light

Your gifts, both large and small, will help us to achieve our mission  to restore, preserve and maintain the historic Fort Gratiot Light Station for education and the enjoyment of the public.

There are a variety of ways that you can support the restoration efforts at the Fort Gratiot Light Station. 

  • This fund provides an opportunity for friends, donors, businesses and the general public to support the long-term growth and success of the Fort Gratiot Light Station. Support will include things such as repairs, maintenance and upgrades to buildings and grounds, permanent signage or amenities and will not include routine operational needs. Make a donation today!

  • Want more details about the Adopt-a-Step program? Download the brochure.

  • By adopting a step, your contribution will support the ongoing efforts to restore, preserve and promote this important part of Great Lakes history. Donations to adopt a step range from $500 to $10,000. Ready to make a donation?

  • Companies and individuals who provide sponsorships for SandFest support the long-term preservation of the Fort Gratiot Light Station while drawing people from all over the world to visit the Blue Water Area. Learn more about SandFest.

Yes, I'm interested in supporting restoration efforts at the Fort Gratiot Light Station!