A collection of our favourite Awesome Foundation funded projects from Newcastle and around the world. Awesome Newcastle is a chapter of The Awesome Foundation. The Awesome Foundation was created in 2009 and has provided over $2.2m in grants via 114 chapters in 26 countries.
We’ve got big plans brewing for our November Awesome Newcastle event and we want you to come.
It will be held on Thursday 1st November after 6pm and so put it in your diary now.
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Last night at the Flying Tiger, another Awesome Newcastle commenced! We were on a mission of time efficiency while still having a special evening as per usual. The drinks were served, the salty delicious chips were off the chain and everyone was looking attentive and attractive!
We were thrilled to introduce a gang o..
Can you believe another month has passed already? Last night’s Awesome Newcastle for August was another doozy. Held again upstairs at The Flying Tiger, our board was filled with a lot of returning guests. We had Jacqui Daley from The Measured Marketer, Ty Brennock from Monica Clare, Marty Spiers from H&M Accountants,..
After a series of rainy days, yesterday’s warm(ish) weather couldn’t have been more welcomed. Last night we gathered at The Edwards Front Bar as we’ve done many times before and prepared ourselves for another night of learning about and celebrating the talented creative people in this region.
Last night we recognis..
Last night we returned to The Edwards’ front bar for a special evening of merrymaking. We were excited to learn what the next batch of innovative Novocastrians had to offer.
Perpetually keeping things interesting, Awesome Newcastle went off last night at the Happy Wombat. A gregarious group gathered in their funky side room with the violet hues. We all enjoyed bevvies and got to know April’s Awesome Crew.
Along with our fabulous permanent board members, we welcomed our regular guest boa..
March’s Awesome Newcastle coincidentally fell on the first day of autumn, and what a lovely breezy afternoon it was. Before kickoff, the Awesome Newcastle crew enjoyed the weather on the deck of the front bar . It was a great evening for making new acquaintances, which worked out well because last night we had five ..
The first Awesome Newcastle of 2018 went off without a hitch and with three great pitches! The Edwards Front Bar again welcomed four new guest board members who munched on some legendary bar grub and listened as three locals share their ideas.
Our lovely guest board members this round were Mark Squires from the Off..
Have you thought getting involved with Awesome Newcastle this year? Here are a few FAQs to keep in mind:
Q. How many people apply to Awesome Newcastle? Do I even have a chance?
A. Interesting question. Because Awesome Newcastle applications never expire, the list of applicants continues to grow, but that doesn’t mea..
In March we opened up to the public for Awesome Newcastle, and it was so much fun that we’re doing it again! Our final Awesome Newcastle of the year is happening Thursday, November 30th, and we’ll be bringing back three of our favourite finalists from Awesome’s past to pitch for the prize cash!
What makes this event..