The Awesome Foundation is a "global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1,000 at a time." The organization has over 18 chapters worldwide and over 50 in the United States, each deciding independently on the projects they wish to fund. The funds are paid by the trustees from each chapter and have no strings attached.
Awesome Foundation chapters fund uniquely creative projects in a wide range of areas including community development, arts, technology, etc. to people and groups working on awesome projects. For more information on the types of projects successfully funded, or to apply, click here