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NIBS Receives Nonprofit Awards and Research Recognition
It’s been a busy and celebratory last several months at NIBS HQ. 2024 marks our 50th anniversary as an organization created by Congress. But on top of that, we’re swimming in gratitude for recently being honored by several organizations with several awards. These include: Silver Anthem Award for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Campaign… more
Our Golden Anniversary: NIBS Turns 50 in 2024
2024 is a big year for the National Institute of Building Sciences. NIBS officially was established in August 1974, by the U.S. Congress in the Housing and Community Development Act, Public Law 93-383. At that time, Congress recognized the need for an organization to serve as an authoritative source supporting government and private sector… more
NIBS Named Among 2023 Top-Rated Nonprofits
By Christine Cube Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude. Recently, the National Institute of Building Sciences received a first-time award – 2023 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits. To achieve this, we needed the support of our community to speak on our behalf about the work and service we provide to the built environment. Thank you to all… more
Housing Affordability: A Problem Multiple Decades in the Making
By Christine Cube The National Institute of Building Sciences recently held a three-part public hearing, bringing together veteran building industry experts to discuss the state of housing affordability. There’s ample motivation to fix the problem, but it’s taken decades for us to get here. And the road forward isn’t easy to navigate. “This is… more
NIBS Wins a Bronze Stevie Award
We’re celebrating at NIBS HQ in Washington. The National Institute of Building Sciences took home a Bronze Stevie Award in the Organization of the Year - Non-Profit or Government Organizations-Small category. Stevie Awards recently announced the winners in 20th Annual International Business Awards. Winners were selected from more than 3,700… more