What is desgnit
For three consecutive days, creative leaders work side-by-side select nonprofits to help kickstart a campaign related to housing and homelessness in the Bay Area through multidisciplinary and human-centered design.
Why Nonprofits Attend
We know your time is limited. In 3 days you’ll walk out with tangible materials you can use right away.
We often deliver +$100k of design deliverables for a fraction of the cost.
We curate a team of creative experts and strategists based on your project.
Why Designers Attend
This is a great opportunity to grow your skills and learn from experts in design
Work closely with industry leaders and grow your understanding of design
Know that you’re contributing to a worthwhile cause and making an impact
Past Beneficiary Nonprofits
"Collaboration is an inherent part of desgnit. I've attended every event in the series, and each year I hone my craft while working with incredible organizations like the ACLU."Emily ShieldsSenior Designer
“Being around such a group of talented, creative designers was an energizing experience. Having all three of our requested deliverables actually completed in two days is astounding. I am truly grateful to all that made this happen.”Christopher GilDirector of Marketing and Communications, Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
Applications are closed.
We’ll be opening up applications for future desgnit events in early 2020. Contact us to express interest!
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