Grants for design research and special projects.
Scholarships for students and professionals.
A benevolent fund for designers in crisis.
That is what the GDC Foundation wants to provide, and with your help, we can make it a reality.
November 15 was National Philanthropy Day, but its never too late to help a worthy cause. Join our efforts to build the GDC Foundation. Your name will be listed with our 2011 Donors on the GDC website. This year, individuals who donate before December 31 will be entered in a draw for one the great prizes shown below. (Click here to view all the prizes.)
> A Wacom Inkling
> Two free entries to Design Edge Canada’s Regional Design Awards in March 2012 (courtesy Design Edge Canada)
> One of two different "Typographic Lesson Plan" prints from Ligatureloopandstem.com
> 100 beautiful Pantone postcards
> Four P22 Typography mugs featuring the Johnston Underground font (courtesy Miriam MacPhail, CGD)
> 3 TimeFox Subscriptions - 10 users for six month from FunctionFox
> Great prizes from P22 Type Foundry:
(courtesy Richard Kegler at P22)
Deck of elegantly designed typographic cards
Packaged P22 font sets CD
William Caslon experience CD
Making Faces DVD (the Jim Rimmer movie)
Thank you to the individuals who have donated to the 2011 Get Behind Design campaign so far this year:
Peggy Cady FGDC
Donna Deschenes CGD
Peter Dorn FGDC
Catharine Garden FGDC
Jennifer Luckay CGD
Miriam MacPhail CGD
Michael Marshall FGDC
Naoko Masuda CGD
Adrian Shum CGD
Gregory Silver FGDC
Ulrich Wodicka FGDC
Jeope Wolfe CGD
and GDC Atlantic Chapter
The campaign started with a total of $13,500 in the fund, and is now at $14,550. Our ambitious goal this year is $20,000. Contributors to the first $25,000 of the fund will be named Founding Donors. This is an opportunity to give back to your community and contribute to something that will do an incalculable amount of good. Help us build this valuable asset for designers, educators, students and researchers.
Please Get Behind Design by donating today!
Online: click Donate at the GDC Store.
By phone: call toll free 877-496-4453 and use your Visa, MasterCard or AMEX Card.
By mail: Send your cheque made out to Graphic Designers of Canada, with a note to the GDC Foundation
Society of Graphic Designers of Canada
Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2
> Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/getbehinddesign
> Read more at www.gdc.net/foundation
> Volunteer to help with the campaign. Questions?