It’s Pitch-burgh Time!

DATE: Monday, October 15, 2018 TIME: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. PLACE: The Hollander, 910 Braddock Ave, Braddock PA 15104 *Enter through back on Woodlawn St. FREE TICKETS: Eventbrite Come join us for our last live Pitch Party of 2018! Three of our favorite recent applicants will pitch their projects to our trustees, guest judges and you. There will be…

Awesome Pitch-burgh Party: Maker Edition!

DATE: Monday, June 18, 2018 TIME: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. PLACE: Protohaven, 214 N Trenton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221 FREE TICKETS: Eventbrite Join Awesome Pittsburgh as we hear three passionate Pittsburghers pitch their maker projects to the Awesome Pittsburgh trustees, guest judges, and you! One winner will be awarded $1,000 to help carry out their vision. We’ll also…

Calling All Makers!

Have an awesome maker idea you’d like us to consider? Apply here: awesomepgh.com/how-to-apply/ and plan on joining us June 18th for our Maker Month Pitch Party. It’s going to be awesome!  

Announcing Our Next Event: Awesome Funders for Awesome Projects!

Calling all artists, innovators, entrepreneurs, dreamers… Do you have an out-of-this-world awesome idea that you need help funding? Learn about some of the nontraditional funding sources available to you at our next event! DATE: Monday, March 19, 2018 TIME: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m., panel discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. after the…

Announcing our 2017 Live Pitch Parties

Three times a year, we invite 3-4 finalists for our monthly grants to pitch their ideas to a live audience of trustees, friends, fans, and special guest judges from the neighborhood at Live Pitch events. This gives Pittsburghers a chance to hear about some of the amazing proposals we receive every month and allows applicants…

Join us to celebrate 5 Years of Awesome!

We hope you will join us as Awesome Pittsburgh celebrates 5 years of awesome projects, people, and ideas on October 21, 2016 at 6 pm at Spirit in Lawrenceville. Five years ago, Pittsburgh City Council proclaimed October 18th to be Awesome Pittsburgh Day in the City of Pittsburgh (pdf), marking the launch of Awesome Pittsburgh. Since then, 1,500+…

Awesome in Braddock: Our Live Pitch Night Happens June 15th!

Every month, Awesome Pittsburgh trustees award one $1,000 grant to a project that will make Pittsburgh a more awesome place. The selection process has always happened behind closed doors… until now! Please join us for a Live Pitch event at The Brew Gentleman in Braddock on June 15th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM. Four Awesome…

EVENT: New-Fashioned Funding – Which One is Right for Your Awesome Idea?

Calling all artists, innovators, entrepreneurs, dreamers… Do you have an awesome idea in need of funding? On February 4th, Awesome Pittsburgh and Fygment invite you to learn about some of the nontraditional funding sources available to Pittsburghers.  Special guests from Indiegogo will give tips for running a successful crowdfunding campaign and will then be joined…

Come celebrate with us: Awesome Pittsburgh turns 3!

Celebrate Awesome Pittsburgh’s third anniversary at the Pittsburgh Public Market along with former and future grantwinners, partners, and friends! Monday, November 10 at 5:30pm – 8:30pm Pittsburgh Public Market, 2401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 Awesome Pittsburgh is honored to have given grants to 35 awesome projects in Pittsburgh over the past three years. Hear from…

Join Us at the Awesome Pgh Party Nov. 7

Our next Awesome Pittsburgh party is: Thursday, November 7, 6:30-8:30pm Hough’s Taproom & Brewpub 563 Greenfield Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15207 Win Prizes!  Match your wits and trivia skills with other Awesome Pittsburghers as we all play along with Buzz Worthy Pub Trivia. Meet Our Recent Award Winners!  Jasmine Cho of Cupcakes and Culture / Yummyholic,…