Spirit Awards

On November 15th, 2016 we  announced our IMPACT GRANTEES and honored our Spirit Award, Founder’s Award and Sustainability Awards to ambassadors in the design industry. This awards ceremony honors members of the design industry who have stood strong for our mission and work in the nonprofit community.

2016 HONOREES:
Scott Fortman | The Spirit Award
Michael Abrams | Founder’s Award
Thomas Interior Systems | Sustainability Award

2016-17 GRANT RECIPIENTS:

A Safe Place
Aspire Careers
Broadway Youth Center
The Josselyn Center
Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly
YWCA Evanston North Shore

Past Honorees and Grantees:

2015 HONOREES:
Tom Kehoe | The Spirit Award
John Crittenden | The Founder’s Award
Herman Miller | Sustainability Award

2015-16 GRANT RECIPIENTS:

Aspire
The Cara Program
Little City
McGaw YMCA
Project Fierce Chicago
Re:New Project
Elgin YWCA

 

2014 HONOREES:

Anna Barton | The Spirit Award
Scott Arthur Yerkey & Lindsay Taggart Angyus | Founder’s Award
Affordable Interior Systems (AIS) | Sustanability Award

2014-15 GRANT RECIPIENTS:

Anixter Center Talman Residence
Berrien County Council for Children
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)
Harvard Square Youth Housing Initiative (Boston)
Institute of Women Today
International Rescue Committee (Atlanta)
Our House: Genesis Shelter (Atlanta)
University of Illinois Children’s Hospital
XS Tennis and Education Foundation

2013 HONOREES:

Brandy Rinehart | Rinehart Design Group, The Spirit Award
Oscar Tatosian | Oscar Isberian Rugs, Founder’s Award
Tayco | Sustanability Award

2013-14  Grantees:
Apna Ghar
A Safe Place
Aspire
Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Glenwood Academy
McGaw YMCA
Thresholds
Zacharias Center

2012 HONOREES:
Rashmi Ramaswamy | SHED Studio, The Spirit Award
Janet Davies | ABC7 News & 190 North, Founder’s Award
Shaw Contract Group, Sustainability Award

2012 Grantees:
Anixter Center
Chicago House, Trans Life Center
Cream City Foundation
Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter Cafe
One Hope United
Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U)
Zacharias Center (Garden)