National Design Awards

Virtual Gala
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Celebrate and support design!

The National Design Awards recognize innovation and impact in design. The gala is a celebration of this year’s winners and the power of design, and Cooper Hewitt’s largest fundraising event. Thank you for supporting our mission of educating, inspiring, and empowering people through design.

Field Is Required Please select your level of support:
*"Gala in a box" is available for residents of the New York tri-state area only. All supporters have the option to provide meals for frontline hospital workers in the tri-state area instead, or waive all deliveries.


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What is this?
The portion of the gift that is considered a charitable contribution is the difference between the gift and the value of any benefits received. The fair market value of benefits for Executive Producer is $2,500, Co-Executive Producer is $1,500, Benefactor Contributor is $150, and Patron Contributor is $30. If you opt to provide meals for frontline hospital workers, the fair market value is $1,000 (Executive Producer and Co-Executive Producer levels). Please note that sponsorships may not be purchased through donor-advised funds. Private foundations should consult their tax advisors to ensure their purchase is consistent with applicable regulations.