Driving with Jack and Scott consists of two childhood mates who have been spreading the good vibes ever since, including hosting events, taking part in youth groups and coaching at a local skatepark.
Jack and Scott say they want to be about ‘thankers wanna thank’ (as opposed to ‘haters gonna hate), bringing positivi..
Science and art come together with Rainworks Invisible Spray, a substance that repels water, letting the user create positive messages and art on the pavement that reveal themselves when it rains. The formula, which is 100% biodegradable, can last up to four months. You can donate to the Rainworks Kickstarter campaig..
Popscope is an initiative in Baltimore, Maryland which brings free public astronomy nights to residents. Pop-up telescopes are spontaneously set up in locations around the city and then word is spread through social media. Everyone is encouraged to come along, look up learn about the night sky.
Funded by Awesome Balt..
Ottawa resident and mother Jenny Guth has recently helped implement a Buddy Bench in Stittsville Public School.
The Buddy Bench is an ordinary bench placed in the schoolyard. Children who are sad or looking for playmates can sit on the bench to signal they would like someone to come talk to them or ask them to play…
Awesome Newcastle provides $1,000 grants every month to help community projects in Newcastle, Australia.
We’re for can-do people with ideas and determination. We believe awesome ideas can make a big impact. We’re here to further the impact with a monthly bag of cash, no strings attached.
We’re not a charity and our..
We carefully sorted through the piles of applications and decided this group couldn’t be more deserving of a seat on Awesome Newcastle’s board.
Introducing the Awesome Newcastle board:
Andy Howard. Head of Digital, The Village of Useful
Adam Lance. Creative Director, The Village of Useful
Chris Tyrrell. COO, Tyrr..
The Veggie Truck from Alaska is a project aimed at providing farm-fresh crops to people from low-income areas. Locally grown produce will be delivered more directly to people in the community who do not otherwise have ready access to any fresh vegetables.
Funded by Awesome Alaska
Liverpool Small Cinema is a new artist-led community screening space built entirely from volunteered time, money and materials. It’s a place for people to view alternative films and help decide on programming.
Funded by Awesome Liverpool
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. It was founded by MIT and Harvard students frustrated with the bureaucracy of traditional funding.
Right now we’re looking for another permanent..