Community

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
–Henrik Ibsen

The people of DesignHammer are committed to the health and well being of the community. Through working with Web industry, community and nonprofit organizations, we strive to give back wherever possible.

Thank you for taking a moment to learn about a few of our friends:

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American Marketing Association
participation: member (2016–present), sponsor (2017-2019)

The AMA leads an unparalleled discussion on marketing excellence, providing the knowledge and tools to propel business growth and elevate the role of marketing.
For more information, visit www.ama.org


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Carolina Theatre
participation: sponsor (2009–Present)

The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a non-profit organization which manages the city-owned Carolina Theatre, and dedicated to presenting vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and the Triangle Region.
For more information, visit carolinatheatre.org


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Council for Economic Development
participation: member (2016–Present)

Powered by a community of individuals and businesses inspired by entrepreneurship, CED is the nationally connected network that helps Triangle entrepreneurs build and grow successful companies.
For more information, visit cednc.org


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Drupal Association
participation: member (2011–Present)

The Drupal Association is an organization dedicated to helping the open-source Drupal CMS project flourish. The Association helps the Drupal community with funding, infrastructure, events, promotion and distribution.
For more information, visit association.drupal.org


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Durham Jaycees
participation: sponsor (2014-2016)

Since 1938, the Durham Jaycees have been donating time and money to a number of charitable associations. The organization is comprised of young professionals who are devoted to improving not only leadership development but the community around them.
For more information, visit durhamjaycees.org/


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Durham Living Wage Project
participation: founding member (2015–Present)

The Durham Living Wage Project is an all-volunteer group of community members and local businesses working to establish a voluntary, community-maintained accreditation program that will recognize and celebrate Durham employers who pay a living wage.
For more information, visit durhamlivingwage.org


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Badge

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
participation: sponsor (2017–2019)

Full Frame serves the documentary form and its community by showcasing the contemporary work of established and emerging filmmakers. The festival provides a space that nurtures conversation between artists, students, and the Full Frame audience. Full Frame is committed to enhancing public understanding and appreciation of the art form and its significance, while making films more accessible to a wider audience.
For more information, visit fullframefest.org


Green Plus Mover

Green Plus: Institute for Sustainable Development
participation: member (2010–Present)

The Institute seeks to educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts toward greater sustainability regardless of their means, and to extend practical knowledge and expertise in sustainability by developing new leaders in the field.
For more information, visit gogreenplus.org


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Nonprofit Technology Network
participation: member (2013–Present)

The Nonprofit Technology Network is a membership organization comprised of a community of nonprofit technology professionals. NTEN facilitates knowledge sharing to best connect members to technology, thereby allowing nonprofits to work with greater social impact.
For more information, visit nten.org


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North Carolina Center for Nonprofit Organizations
participation: sponsor (2016–Present)

The Center enriches North Carolina's communities and economy through a strong nonprofit sector and nonprofit voice. The Center helps all nonprofits achieve their missions by offering their board and staff a range of services to increase their knowledge and improve their organizational capacity to be results-oriented, collaborative, adaptive, sustainable, ethical, and in legal compliance.
For more information, visit ncnonprofits.org


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Sustain-a-Bull
participation: sustaining member business (2016–Present)

Sustain-a-Bull is Durham’s non-profit independent business alliance, which promotes and supports locally owned, independent businesses in our community based on the belief that independent businesses are vital to Durham’s economy, culture, and environment.
For more information, visit sustainabull.net


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TriDUG (Triangle Drupal Users' Group)
participation: member & sponsor (2010–2015), presenter (2011–2012)

TriDug connects Drupal users in the Triangle to broaden the skills of new Drupal developers and grow the knowledge of experienced developers. The group seeks to widen exposure of Drupal and it's capabilities to the large technical community within the Research Triangle.
For more information, visit meetup.com/triDUG


Triangle UXPA

The Triangle UXPA
participation: sponsor (2017-Present)

The Triangle UXPA was founded in 2006 and is the North Carolina Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association. We are focused on building and supporting the local community of practitioners who craft great user experiences.
For more information, visit triuxpa.org