Inscape Publico is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit architecture firm whose mission is to provide professional architecture services for other nonprofits and the people they serve. Our understanding of the nonprofit community not only fosters excellence in design, but creates architecture that represents the vision, goals and sensibilities of each nonprofit we serve.
WHAT WE DO
Inscape Publico provides services to nonprofits who want to build new facilities, expand an existing space, or do a complete renovation. Inscape Publico serves as a catalyst and jumpstarts nonprofit projects by providing valuable visioning sessions and design services through a unique collaboration to help nonprofits understand their design needs to meet their goals and aspirations. Inscape Publico's goals are to increase the ability for the nonprofit sector to benefit from professional architecture services to meet its needs and to create innovative, contemporary architecture that is socially responsible and environmentally sensitive. Inscape Publico has a large portfolio of successful projects at a variety of types and scales.
WHY IT MATTERS
The growing nonprofit sector needs the services of architects, but with limited funds, they often struggle with the cost of professional design services. The collective mission of nonprofit organizations is to help the common good. When it comes to innovation in business models and taking capital risk, nonprofits are a disadvantaged sector compared to its for-profit counterparts. Though making up a significant part of the economic and social fabric of their communities, nonprofits face enormous difficulties addressing their needs, including the need for professional design services. Inscape Publico offers a creative solution in providing architecture services to nonprofits.
Nonprofit partners have leveraged Inscape Publico's services by raising over $7 million to fund their projects. Inscape Publico serves over 14,000 people and provides over 2,300 hours of pro bono architecture services annually.
Gregory Kearley, Executive Director
Stefan Schwarzkopf, Design Director
Rayya Newman, Outreach Director
Matt Alcide, Development Director
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michelle Bove, Grizform Design Architects (Co-Chair)
Gregory Kearley, Inscape Studio (Co-Chair)
Keisha Banks, Stone Source
Eric Gronning, Gronning Architects
Brandon Jenkins, Fundrise
Joshua Mandell, U.S. Department of Commerce
Adam Ross, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Stefan Schwarzkopf, Inscape Studio
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