OUR MISSION
DESIGNS FOR DIGNITY transforms nonprofit environments through pro bono design services and in-kind donations — EMPOWERING LIVES THROUGH DESIGN.

20

Years

254

Projects

762918

Lives Impacted

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Designs for Dignity – EMPOWERING LIVES THROUGH DESIGN.

Designs for Dignity is celebrating 20 years of commitment to creating restorative environments for nonprofit service organizations and at-risk populations. Our mission aims to serve marginalized communities by harnessing the talents and resources of the design community at large to provide spaces that inspire hope and dignity as well as interaction and engagement. Using the power of design, we have positively impacted hundreds of thousands of lives by transforming 200+ nonprofit spaces and leveraging $13+ million in pro-bono design services & donated materials.

Organization awarded.

Designs for Dignity’s Impact Grant Committee reviews the application, conducts a site-visit, and evaluates the project scope feasibililty.

Project programming.

The volunteer design team is assembled, and introduced to the non-profit. A site survey & programming interviews are conducted.

Schematic design.

The scope of work appropriate within the non-profit’s available budget is investigated. Test fit plans & design concepts are developed.

Design development.

The final budget & scope of work is realized. Construction drawings are created, and RFPs go out to architects, builders, & dealers.

Construction buildout.

The final design has been approved by the non-profit organization, and all partners for the project have been selected by the team.

Completion celebration.

Designs for Dignity works with the non-profit around Open House events, professional interior photography, and testimonials.