Find gifts as unique as those on your list at the Fine Designer Crafts Show, Nov 6 - 8, 2015 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Support the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild

As a nonprofit organization, contributions of time, talent and treasures are vital for the Guild to work towards achieving its mission.  Our 501 (c)3 status makes your donations tax-deductible.

There are three main ways to show your support:

  1. Join Friends of the Guild
  2. Make a Donation
  3. Volunteer

Join Friends of the Guild

When you become a Friend of the Guild member, you support the promotion of fine craft education and career fine craft artists, and the preservation of the best contemporary craft market and show in the region!

All Friend of the Guild memberships receive the following benefits:

  • Admission to the Preview Party (Friday, November 11, 4 – 6 pm) for the Carolina Artisan Craft Market held in Raleigh, NC at the Raleigh Convention Center, November 11 – 13, 2016.  Presented by the Carolina Designer Craftsmen in its 47th year, meet the artists, get first chance at one-of-a-kind items, enjoy VIP raffle, live music, appetizers and beer or wine.
  • Two or more tickets to the Carolina Artisan Craft Market for you to use or share with friends
  • Quarterly e-newsletter

Please select the contribution level that’s right for you and join today.

Individual Dual/Family Arts Enthusiast Arts Collector Arts Patron
Preview Party: Friday, Nov. 11, 4-6p 1
4 6
Day Tickets: 2016 Carolina Artisan Craft Market, Nov. 11-13, 2016, Raleigh Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C 2 2 4 6 10
Complimentary Parking: Performing Arts Center Deck, Nov. 11-13, 2016 Yes Yes
Gift Certificate: 2016 Carolina Artisan Craft Market $25 $50
Sip & Shop: Carolina Artisan Craft Market, Sunday Nov. 13, 11A-12P Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
E-newsletter Subscription Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Become a Friend of the Guild at any level by clicking the link below

Your contribution and membership benefits the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild in supporting the pursuit of outstanding design and craftsmanship, encouraging opportunities for artistic growth and promoting education in the art of fine craft.

You may also donate over the phone by calling (919) 460-1551; leave your name and number and we’ll call you back. Thank you for your support!

Make a Donation

Contribute Today!

Gifts from individuals like you are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Unrestricted monetary gifts help keep CDCG vibrant and vital in our community. Your donation supports our efforts to provide professional support to fine craft artists and to continue to bring our annual fine designer crafts marketplace to the region.

Donate Online

To make an online donation with a credit card, click on the PayPal button:
Make an online donation to the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild through our PayPal account today!

Donate by Mail or Phone

If you prefer to donate by mail, send your check payable to CDCG to: Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild, PO Box 2384, Raleigh NC 27602-2384.  You may also donate over the phone by calling 919-460-1551.

Donate via Amazon

You can also support the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild when you shop online at Amazon. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. Activate the AmazonSmile program and support CDCG with each purchase!


As a nonprofit organization, the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild directly benefits from volunteers contributing time, talent and expertise.  Our Board of Directors is a governing board comprised of volunteers who serve a three-year term.  If you are interested in learning more about Board service, committees and time commitment please contact us via email.

If you are interested in helping us with our annual Carolina Artisan Craft Market, please send us an email and we’ll add you to our volunteer list for 2016. We’ll have behind-the-scenes and front line opportunities available.  Help our Exhibiting Artists load-in and set-up the afternoon and evening of Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 and the morning of Friday, Nov. 11.  Bring your high energy and good vibes and help by being a ticket taker, customer service provider or booth sitter throughout the weekend.  Need a Sunday afternoon workout? Volunteer to help our Exhibiting Artists break-down their booths and load out!