Pitch Competition for June 2019 Awesome PGH Award

Interested in social change and community building? Then join us for our next Awesome PGH pitch party where we’ll shine a light on social justice and learn about projects that improve inclusiveness, equity, access, or participation in our region. Four finalists from proposals submitted between February 1 and May 31 will be invited to pitch…

Awesome Pittsburgh Invites You to Share Awesome

If you were given $10 with no strings attached, what would you do with it? On Wednesday, March 20th, trustees and volunteers from Awesome Pittsburgh will distribute 100 envelopes each filled with $10, and invite Pittsburghers to consider paying it forward by spreading joy and doing something awesome. Beginning at noon, volunteers will be Downtown,…

Fund Your Next Big Idea

Do you have an awesome idea in need of funding?  Awesome Pittsburgh invites you to learn about some of the nontraditional funding sources available in our community. DATE: Monday, March 18, 2019 TIME: 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m., panel discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. following the announcement of the February 2019 Awesome Pittsburgh…

2019 Live Pitch Parties

Have a great idea that you’re trying to bring to life? Looking to make connections that could help propel your ideas forward? Then mark the following Pitch Party dates on your calendar! March 18 (Awesome Funders for Awesome Projects event) June 17* (deadline May 31) October 21 (deadline September 30) Three times a year, we…

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…