MCDC Business Supporters

How you can make a difference

Our offer to you

  • The opportunity to become involved with Manchester Craft & Design Centre (MCDC): a unique base for creative enterprise and a home to an independent creative community dedicated to supporting craft and design talent in Manchester, the North West and beyond.
  • Access to a programme of special events designed to bring you and your staff closer to the Centre and our work.
  • Opportunities to use the Centre for meetings and events throughout the year (excluding catering if required).
  • Links to networks of like-minded peers through local events.
  • Accreditation on our digital media and print.
  • Twice yearly bulletins to keep you in touch with developments.
  • An annual review to discuss progress.

What we ask in return

  • An investment to ensure long term sustainability of the Centre and our resident makers’ businesses.
  • A genuine passion for supporting MCDC and our contribution to Manchester’s arts and culture.
  • To be part of MCDC at a crucial point in our development, as we look to increase our profile and expand our scope.

Three-Stage Giving


Your investment:
£500 per year excl. VAT

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Your investment:
£1,000 per year excl. VAT

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Your investment:
£2,000 per year excl. VAT

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What’s in it for you?Membership benefits table

What’s next?

For further details, or to discuss other options for supporting the Centre’s work, please email our Director, Kate Day, or call 0161 832 4274