Join the community by becoming a member

Are you a designer or do you have a brand, product or service in the SF Bay Area? Your Membership Donation helps us to continue shining a light on the industry in our region while also connecting community.

We are on a mission to better connect designers and brands with opportunities while building community, and offering greater access to economic pathways.

We need your support to accomplish our goals which include being a source for design industry events, launching our mobile community app, and producing San Francisco Design Week annually.

Donate to support Design and adjacent industries in all 9 counties of the San Francisco Bay Area


Need to update your Member/Donor Account, change donor tier or profile information?

Select the following location where your original donation was submitted:

Website Users: Visit our Online Member Portal! Login using the credentials you used to make a donation.

Mobile App Users: Open the DesignBayArea Mobile App on your phone. Login using the credentials you used to set up your App Account. Select “My Profile” then click on the “Gear Icon” in the upper right hand side. Click on “Supporting Donation” to change your Donation Tier. App Users have separate tiers and different benefits.

Is my Supporting Donation tax deductible?

Check in with your tax professional who can help with your deduction calculations. Design Bay Area is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization with headquarters in San Francisco, California. Our federal ID number for donations is 87-3400460. Upon completing your donation via Stripe through the app, you will receive an automated receipt. If you would like to request a receipt contact us here.

Is my Supporting Donation payment secure?

The security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We use Stripe for donation payment technology to protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, or send donor mailings on behalf of other orgs.

What if I want to make a one time donation greater than the above tiers?

Want to support in another way? Please reach out to us directly to set up a quick call to discuss options!

Can I sponsor DesignBayArea, the Mobile App, San Francisco Design Week or another initiative I’m passionate about?

Yes! Please reach out to us directly to set up a quick call to discuss options!

Still have questions or need to report a bug?

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