Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Donate now to help our community & support local artists

Manchester Craft and Design Centre has been home to some of the North West’s most talented makers for nearly 40 years. We are committed to developing talent and making craft accessible to all.


Generous donations and grants help us with:

  • Community projects, opportunities for volunteers, free events and family friendly activities.
  • Providing high quality free exhibitions showcasing excellence in craft and design.
  • Developing and supporting makers through networking events and training.
  • Nurturing new talent through our graduate and diverse maker programmes.
  • Marketing and promoting Manchester Craft& Design Centre, the work of our resident makers and our programme of events.
  • Looking after our beautiful Victorian building for everyone to enjoy, which costs over £30,000 per year to maintain and run