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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development


Architecture for Humanity

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26 O'Farrell Street Suite 310
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 963-3511   Web Site
EIN: 30-0038297

Board Leadership
Matt Charney
Board Chair

Eric Cesal
Executive Director


Charity Navigator has become aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • On January 20, 2015, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that Architecture for Humanity abruptly shut down in the face of persistent deficits." Board chair, Matt Charney, was quoted saying, "'it just became clear that we would be unable to completely reduce our operating deficit [and] we ultimately lacked the funding to continue.'" For more information, please see the Chronicle of Philanthropy article.
  • On July 15 2016, The Chronicle of Philanthropy published an article titled, "Suit Claims 'Looting' of Donations at Defunct Design Charity."

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EIN 30-0038297
NTEE Code P03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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Charity Contact Info

Architecture for Humanity
26 O'Farrell Street
Suite 310
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 963-3511
fax: (415) 963-3520
EIN: 30-0038297

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Board Leadership

Matt Charney
Board Chair


Eric Cesal
Executive Director

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