Become a Member!

If you support good design in our community, please join us!

We are always looking to grow our community of support for high quality, sustainable design. For $30 per year, members have access to several benefits.

We also offer a Special Rate for Student Members: Only $10 per year for university, college, or K-12 students.

Member Benefits:

  • Connect with area design professionals and advocates in supporting sustainable and charitable projects
  • Access to our fabulous meeting space in Downtown Gainesville
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  • Assist with community projects: As projects are developed the Design Center will canvas our network for interest in participation. You get to choose which projects or subjects you would like to help with and how much time you are able to devote


Charitable donations in support of the Design Center’s mission are always welcome. Florida Community Design Center, Inc. is a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation registered as a 501(c)(3) charity with the Internal Revenue Service.  Your contribution can be directed toward the Design Center’s mission of creating a more sustainable and resilient community, or in support of a particular project or subject matter. Please feel free to contact us for more information.

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Become a Partner Organization!

Our community of organizations is an integral component in supporting sustainable and charitable goals through design. By joining, your organization and its members will become a part of this community. A $300 annual donation gives Partner Organizations several benefits:

Partner Organization Benefits:

  • Connect with other area organizations in supporting sustainable and charitable projects
  • Access to our conference room/meeting space in Downtown Gainesville
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  • Access to Community Calendar to post events at
  • Benefits extend to individual partners of each organization
  • Access to Lunch and Learn opportunities
  • Presentation space in our lobby in Downtown Gainesville
  • Access to participation in grant opportunities. The Design Center is constantly pursuing grant and funding opportunities that support community projects. As these opportunities arise, the Design Center will turn to its partner organizations for collaboration

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