$50,000 in design support for minority owned businesses

99designs by Vista stands in solidarity with the Bay Area community in fighting racial injustice and inequality. We are committed to championing diversity, encouraging different perspectives, and putting people first. If you are a BIPOC, LGBTQ, or other minority-owned small business based in the Bay Area, we'd love to help bring your brand to life by offering the following:

  • 1 fully funded design contest or project
  • Platform guidance and project management
  • Opportunity to have your business featured
Apply here
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From logos, package design, t-shirts, restaurant menus, pitch decks, signage, brand guides, social media templates + more.

How it works

Submit an application

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Bay Area, we want to hear from you.

Get approved

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Please allow up to 1 month for a response.

Tell us what you need

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Approved applicants will work with a dedicated Account Manager.

Bring your design to life

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Our platform designers will execute your vision.

by Carolina Crespo ✏


99designs is the go-to graphic design service by Vista. We make it easy to work with professional, creative experts from around the world and build your brand through custom, memorable design. Check out this quick video to see how our platform works.
We encourage all minority-owned small businesses and individuals who are based in the San Francisco Bay Area to submit an application. Furthermore, if your business helps to empower BIPOC, LGBTQ and minority communities we invite you to submit an application. The San Francisco Bay Area, which for the purposes of this Program include the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma.
Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can expect to hear back from us within one month with information on whether your application has been approved.
Approved applicants will receive a choice between 1 fully funded design contest or 1-1 project. We have dozens of design categories to meet your business needs such as logo, packaging, pitch deck, tshirt, illustration, menu, vehicle wrap, signage and more (offer excludes web and app design). You’ll also have access to a dedicated Account Manager, who will take you through everything from an onboarding call, to help with your design brief, and assistance in deciding on the best design for your brand. We’ll make sure you have all the support you need!
The application submission period will remain open until all funds are distributed.
See here for full terms and conditions.