Thursday, April 28, 2011

Austin Foundation for Architecture: Request for Grant Applications

The Austin Foundation for Architecture (AFA) requests applications for its 2011 June grant cycle. AFA's two-part mission is to:

1) develop the general public's education, awareness, and appreciation for architecture, and to promote responsible stewardship of the Central Texas environment.

2) develop sustainable architectural leadership for AIA Austin, and other public, professional, and community organizations in Central Texas.

Recent grants have awarded scholarships for participation in Leadership Austin, sponsored an Architecture Film Series, provided funding for an international design competition, and supported a volunteer-led Architecture in Schools program. Average grants have been around $1,200. The amount of any grant award is determined by the Board based on the available funds and the degree to which the grant will further the mission of AFA as demonstrated in the application.

Applications are due by June 1, 2011. The application form can be found here.

Questions regarding the application process may be directed to the Grant Awards Committee Chair, Al York, AIA, at

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