AIA / AFH Disaster Grant
National Resiliency Program
In 2012, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Architecture for Humanity partnered to coordinate their local members to develop disaster resiliency locally. The AIA/Architecture for Humanity Disaster Response Plan Grant was awarded to five Architecture for Humanity chapters and AIA components in Washington, DC, Seattle, New York, Baltimore, and Chicago.
The grant winners have exercised leadership through local projects and workshops, initiating partnerships with nonprofits and government agencies, and recruiting teams of architects interested in resilience. These chapters are committed to working in tandem with a vast network of government offices, nonprofits, and professional organizations to build capacity and knowledge in disaster response.