As a not-for-profit organisation, Craft + Design Canberra is grateful for the generosity given through government funding, private sponsorship, supporters and philanthropy.


Support Craft + Design Canberra to create greater opportunities for our community of craftspeople and designers, and for the growing audience who admire and appreciate the beauty, skill and excellence of their work.

Your generosity supports our organisation as an advocate for contemporary craft and design in Canberra and beyond. Help us to shape a handmade and creative future through exhibitions, events, residencies, professional development and commissions, as well as the biennial Craft + Design Canberra Festival.

Craft + Design Centre has been endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and is registered as a charity (as Craft + Design Canberra) with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN: 33314092587. All donations of $2 or more will be tax deductible if you live in Australia.

Thank you for your generous support, even a small amount can make a big difference to those who MAKE.



Indigenous Craft + Design Workshop

Craft + Design Canberra would like to thank all of those who donated to support this residency and workshop program, which was designed to help Indigenous artists develop their practice in a professional capacity, educate public perception about the significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander jewellery and raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and contemporary craft as a dynamic and exciting part of the Australian craft sector. Every dollar donated was doubled by Creative Partnerships Plus1 Program.

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Craft + Design Canberra would like to thank all of those who have donated to their Fifty@50 campaign which hopes to raise $50,000 by our 50th anniversary, to secure our next 50 years.

Every dollar donated until May 2020 was doubled by Creative Partnerships Plus1 Program to ensure more artists, more audiences and more venues can be part of the Craft + Design Canberra story for many more years.

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