Join us!

There are a variety of opportunities for individuals, companies or organizations to engage with Design Ignites Change as well as a robust network of creative organizations and individuals on the front lines of the social design movement.

Become a Supporting Partner of Design Ignites Change by sponsoring one of these powerful initiatives:

Custom cause related programming

Design Ignites Change thrives on mutually beneficial partnerships. Ideal for companies or organizations, customized sponsorship partnerships are an opportunity to create unique messages and programs crafted to your marketing objectives.

Please see the Custom Programming page for examples of successful partnerships with companies like Mohawk Fine Papers and Johnson & Johnson.

Sponsor a Fellowship or an Idea Award

We welcome support for the Professional or Student Fellowship Program or the Idea Award at any level.
» Fellowship gifts of $10,000 or more will be awarded in the name of your choice.
» Idea Award gifts of $2,500 or more will be awarded in the name of your choice.

Sponsor a college scholarship

The minimum donation for a Scholarship named on your behalf is $2,500. At levels of $25,000 or higher programs may be custom-tailored to suit your goals and budget.

Become a mentoring program project coordinator

Design Ignites Change seeks professional designers and college or university design students to serve as mentors to high school students, guiding them through social design projects with the support of our robust Mentoring Guides. Consider being a Project Coordinator and lead a mentoring project in your own community. Visit the Mentoring[link] page for more information.


For more information about any of these opportunities to support Design Ignites Change, email Ansley Whipple, Worldstudio Foundation Programs Director, or call her at 212.366.1317 ex. 15.

The Worldstudio Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit; your donations to the Design Ignites Change program are tax-deductible.