2010 Ideas That Matter Grant Recipients

Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the recipients of its latest Ideas that Matter program, which commits funds to design programs that support nonprofit organizations. Designers across the U.S. can apply for grants that pay for paper, printing and other execution of their work on behalf of nonprofits.

This year’s judging panel include Jessica Helfand of Winterhouse, Casey Caplowe of GOOD, Doug Powell of Schwartz Powell, Matt Rollins of Iconologic and Armin Vit of UnderConsideration. A total of $400,000 will be  awarded to 27 U.S. designers, including:

Nathalie Destandau of Tomorrow Partners in Berkeley, CA—for her Do-It-Yourself Tool Builder for Global Women’s Health Education; client: BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)

Michelle Hays of Hays Design Studio in Austin, TX—for a project supporting Newcomers Borderland Youth at Texas State University/San Marcos

Terry Marks of tmarks design in Seattle—for a project for The YES Foundation

Emily Pilloton of Project H Design in Windsor, NC—to support Studio H

Bryant Ross of Continuum inWest Newton, MA—to launch a book of original student writing for the nonprofit tutoring center 826 Boston

See the full list of Sappi Ideas that Matter grant recipients for 2010, and learn more about applying for a grant in 2011.