A collection of our favourite Awesome Foundation funded projects from around the world. Awesome Newcastle is a chapter of The Awesome Foundation. The Awesome Foundation was created in 2009 and has provided over $1.5m in grants via 114 chapters in 26 countries.
From time to time at Awesome Newcastle, we like to check in with other Awesome initiatives worldwide. Check out our friends in the Bluegrass State and what one city is doing for the LGBTQ+ community.
At Awesome Louisville, they recently gave away $1000 to Queer Kentucky. Here’s how they’ll spend the $1000 cash:
Along with running our own Awesome nights here in Newcastle, we love to check in with different Awesome Foundation events around the globe. We love this out-of-this-world project that won back in October for Awesome Minas Gerais in Brazil! Read more below from a professor who teaches the undergraduate course in Physi..
We like to finish off Awesome Newcastle for the year by making it open to the public; it’s always been a really beautiful way to wrap things up before December. Last night was no exception. We held Awesome Newcastle at the brand new Newcastle Station, and the warm evening went down perfectly with delicious beverages ..
At Awesome Newcastle, we love checking in with other Awesome initiatives across the globe, and today we decided to drop into the lovely city of Louisville. Louisville is located in the United State rich with bourbon and caves, Kentucky. Read about Awesome’s Louisville’s latest winner below!
Our unique project brings..
When we are not giving away wads of cash to our amazing Awesome Newcastle winners, we love to check in with the rest of the world and see how the Awesome Foundation is improving their community. We are blown away by this Awesome project coming out of Armenia with Awesome Yerevan. Read about it below!Plastic polluti..
It’s been a while since we checked in with our fellow Awesome comrades to see what they are up to worldwide, so today we’re checking in with our Awesome friends over in Singapore to learn about which initiative they gave their money to in April. Read about their winner’s idea below, and check out Awesome Singapore he..
My three friends and I got inspired after watching the War on Waste series to try to experiment wit..
Awesome Newcastle is always excited to learn about other Awesome projects happening world wide. We love this free film initiative that won the latest grant in San Antonio, Texas. Read their grant proposal below, and check out their Facebook page!
Cinema on Tap is a free film series in San Antonio, TX exclusively fe..
Recently a fascinating Awesome grant was awarded to our fellow Aussies in Melbourne! Kitestring is a design research project exploring the challenges of building close friendships in the modern era. Read their Awesome Melbourne proposal below, get inspired, and don’t forget to check out Kitestring’s website!