It has been an incredible year for us at Architecture for Humanity and to continue what we do we need your support. 88% of all our donations are spent on construction and design services. This makes us one of the most efficient charities in the United States.
In Lieu of clearing a forest to send out lots of letters asking for contributions we've put together a handy dandy giving guide. We triple-dog-dare you to check them out.
Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced their 2009 recipients for the Access to Artistic Excellence Design Grants. Architecture for Humanity has been awarded funds to support the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge on classrooms. These funds will help us outreach to primary and secondary schools in partnering with design professionals to create innovative and energy efficient classrooms for the future. We would like to thank the leadership and continued support of the NEA towards access to design education and innovation.
The Discarded Dreams a mattress recycling design competition comes to a close. Thank you to all who have entered. We're looking forward to seeing all the exciting ways mattresses can be reborn as new products.