Lost seeds, electric harmonicas, and a film on the flamenco arts

Awesome Pittsburgh is still weeks away from our official launch but there is plenty of awesomeness already happening in the region. We’ll highlight some of the people and projects going on around the Burgh while we amass our crack team of Trustees. One place to discover compelling projects in the city —  creations of art,…

“A better way” to fund great ideas

Hey, everyone. Check out this fantastic story about the Awesome Foundation, where it came from, and where it’s headed on Portfolio.com: Tim Hwang started the Awesome Foundation because he was, simply put, getting a little annoyed at seeing his friends’ great ideas being placed on hold while they waited for grants and big funding. There…

More information about Awesome Pittsburgh…

Thanks to everyone who expressed interest and excitement about the Pittsburgh chapter of the Awesome Foundation! We’re making progress and aiming to make our first grant this summer. For those who are itching to learn more, have an awesome idea for a project, or want to be at the center of the action as a…

Pittsburgh is about to get even more Awesome.

Pittsburgh, prepare to be more awesome, as the Awesome Foundation launches its Pittsburgh Chapter. The Awesome Foundation grants money – cold hard cash – to people or groups with brilliant ideas, with a new project getting funded each month by chapters around the world. Pittsburgh, already a hotbed of awesomeness, is brimming with smart, passionate,…