The Free Art CollectiveBy Gabrielle Peck February 2022
Writers & Books Visual Artist ResidencyBy Susan Begy February 2022
Refined Taste RochesterBy Dario Saccente August 2021
Edible Food ForestBy Yoenia Bernit April 2021
Desks for the KidsBy Stephen MacIntyre January 2021
Reading 4 UnityBy TIANA A JUNIOUS October 2020
Spontaneous Wacky Inflatable Tubemen Dance PartyBy Kelly Lynn Cheatle August 2020
From Strangers to Neighbors 2.0By Samiha Islam February 2020
Place Projectors Pop-Up on Charlotte StreetBy Annalisa Barron December 2019
Skystone RobotBy Team 15054 Robotics November 2019
Redlining Rochester: all ages zine comicBy Shane Wiegand & Ray Ray Mitrano August 2019
Day Of Play For Children With Special NeedsBy Vialma Ramos July 2019
Complete Streets Makeover 2.0By Joe Di Fiore April 2019
Second Sunday Stories & StuffBy Reenah Golden March 2019
Glass Cotton CandyBy Ethan Townsend January 2019
540WMain Coourtyard Teaching & Nutrition GardenBy Calvin Eaton October 2018
Backyard LanderBy Barry T. Nobles October 2018
OUR CHAPTER IS CURRENTLY ON A BRIEF HIATUS.
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION WHENEVER YOU ARE READY. WE WILL REACH OUT TO YOU ASAP.
Awesome Foundation Rochester gives away money to local creators to help make Rochester more awesome!
Our theme is “Awesome Arts Rochester”
We are eager to partner with local creators as often as possible and in as many ways as possible. We want to help bring maximum awesomeness to our community by funding cool projects that spread joy, inspire wonder and enrich lives.
Our granting process is super-simple! No reports. No strings. No lengthy proposals.
Take a look at the checklist below to see if your project fits. If your project looks like a fit, then please click on this FAQ link for full details before you apply.
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Awesome Foundation Rochester has supported eighteen community-based projects by supplying nearly $17,000 in private, no-strings-attached micro-grants since its inception.