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About Us

January 5th's finalist pitches will be: Natal Day Opening Ceremonies ADDG School Outreach Tartan Wave

Thursday January 5th we're back at the Annapolis Royal Golf Course. Pub style meals start at 6 pm and the Dragon's Den style Pitch Night starts at 7 pm. Come for both and enjoy Harry's cooking for $10 meal and meet some wonderful people. Everyone is welcome. If you like your own cooking better, come join us at 7 to see who wins $1000 and you get to vote for the People's Choice winner of $100.

December Winner of Awesome Annapolis $1000

Congratulations to Jaime Lee Lightle for winning the fifth $1000 Awesome Annapolis pitch. The People's Choice award of $100 went to Grace Butland representing SOFAAR.

Awesome Annapolis is making the area more awesome $1000 at a time, no-strings-attached. We are high on action and low on bureaucracy.

To become a trustee, commit to donate $400 total to participate for one year and help select the most brilliant, positive-impact project proposal to receive our combined $1000.

We particularly like smaller, start-up projects that can demonstrate how $1000 will tip the scales to make the project happen -where the project can be achieved with the $1000 grant versus the $1000 going toward a larger funding need. Critical is the need to see awesome in our own community in Annapolis County - a good guide for reach would be using the school catchment area.

AWESOME Pitch Nights are first Thursday of each month at 7 pm. No audio-visual, no props, just a simple 6 minute presentation telling us about your idea and why it is awesome. Everyone is welcome – friends, family and interested community members..$1000 cash awarded on the spot! Join us for a feel-good fun evening of ideas, inspiration and entertainment.

APPLY FOR A GRANT!

The application takes 15 minutes or less to complete online. Finalists deliver a 6-minute pitch at Pitch Night, where we select a winner and hand out $1000 on the spot to help them turn their awesome idea into reality. We do not claim ownership or future rights to your project, nor do we wish the funds to be repaid. We love projects that positively impact lots of people rather than only a small group, and especially people in Annapolis area.

Application Deadline: 25th of each month.

Wish to become a trustee? Our numbers are growing but we need you! Give back and be rewarded doing it. Additional questions contact Heather Garner at hgarner2999@gmail.com.

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