Become a Member

We are now happy to invite you to become a full Voting Member of the Cultural District.

The process is (relatively) simple.  No password to remember!


Step 1.  If you are new to us (i.e. if you are not on our mailing list), click here.  If you are already receiving email from us, click here.  On the page that opens, enter your email address.  Click “SUBMIT”.

Step 2.  Check your email inbox and find our message, with the subject “Here are the links you requested.  If necessary, check your SPAM inbox, and drag our message to your regular Inbox.

Step 3.  Optional.  Click on the first link in the email. This will open a window where you can see and edit the info we have about you.  Correct any errors, and add any info you want us to know. This includes telling us which Committees you are interest in hearing from. Click “SAVE”.

Step 4.  Return to the email and click on the second link. This will open a window where you can apply for Full Voting membership.  Read the fine print, and fill it out.  Click “CONTRIBUTE”.

Step 5.  Unless you have applied for a dues discount or waiver, pay your dues ($15/year), using any of the methods shown (e.g. click here).

Step 6.  Accept our thanks, and expect to hear from us often with more ways you can help keep SoMa kinky!


  • We know you probably have LOTS of different email addresses.  Please choose one to use with us, and use it consistently, if possible. Let us know if you wish to change it.
  • Our finances are handled by our fiscal sponsor, SOMArts.  When you make a dues payment or donation, they will ask for your address and billing information, but they do NOT share all that with us.  Please provide your LCD name and email address (if different) as a comment with your payment, to make sure we know it is coming from you.
  • Your membership will not become official until we have verified your eligibility and confirmed receipt of your dues (or eligibility for dues waiver).  This is a manual process, and we will contact you if we have questions or concerns; unless you hear otherwise, your membership is assured.  As always, if you have questions for us, use the contact phone number or email address shown on our home page.  Thanks!