H.O.P.E. - Helping Our Precious EldersBy Ginny Albert November 2017
College Toiletry DriveBy Claudia Phillips October 2017
Latina Ladies in TechBy Pamela Barba September 2017
Technologists of ColorBy Marcellus Haynes August 2017
Project Walk A Mile In My ShoesBy Charles McCree June 2017
Ladies In Waiting, Inc.By Crystal Moore May 2017
First Generation Hope ScholarshipBy Christina Rogers April 2017
Mini CityBy India Hayes March 2017
Christian Family Adoption Aid (CFAA)By Chantal Smith February 2017
Therapeutic Artists Residency, TAR ProjectBy Orion Crook October 2016
Ba'beez 'R US - Self Esteem Dolls for GirlsBy Ida Harris September 2016
STRIVE Job-Readiness Program for REAL EmploymentBy Walter Evans August 2016
Cabin For Our TroopsBy Beth Waters June 2016
"Dance Through It" Foster Care Awareness ConcertBy Jonita McKinney May 2016
The Soul KitchenBy Jasmine Crowe April 2016
"Flying Change" Equine Therapy for YouthBy Lissa Corcoran March 2016
48in48By Carole Williams February 2016
Mobile Learning Dome/PlanetariumBy Andrea Gaiter January 2016
The Civic Imagination ProjectBy Tray Tendaji Deadwyler November 2015
Boy Scout Troop 100: aspiring to be the largestBy James Bailey October 2015
Supporting Adult LiteracyBy Leigh Bond September 2015
Blindness, Education and Training for YouthBy Garrick Scott August 2015
Artists Making a DifferenceBy Nicholas Bedford June 2015
Robotics Team for Sophia Academy ProjectBy Cathi Athaide May 2015
S.E.T. Hurt Park Greenspace GardenBy Amber Hughes (Sustainable Energy Tribe at Georgia State University) April 2015
Art to Heart Outreach Initiative for Kids (K-ZAP)By Kodi Van Art March 2015
Travel abroad to make positive changeBy Jason February 2015
BioLogue STEM AdventuresBy Gladys Delancey-Bolding January 2015
Fun Weird Science: S.T.E.M skills for at-risk kidsBy Ronnie Thomas November 2014
A simple method to revolutionize bus transitBy Simon Berrebi October 2014
Building Closets for Title 1 StudentsBy Terence Lester September 2014
Learning Garden ProjectBy Ryan Cameron Foundation August 2014
Goodie Hackathon For Under-Served CommunitiesBy Justin Dawkins June 2014
Buford Hwy Area Little Free Library ProjectBy Kim Gokce May 2014
"S.M.A.R.T. Moves" Chess ProgramBy Officer Mustafa F. Mahdi April 2014
OUR NEXT GRANT IS MAY 1, 2019. APPLY NOW
Keep CALM and BE AWESOME we are RE-launching.
The Atlanta Chapter of the Awesome Foundation's grants support projects in sciences, arts, education, civic engagement, media, and entertainment -- just about anything as long as it contributes to making Atlanta more AWESOME!
And guess what - 501c3 status is not a requirement!
The grants can go to groups, individuals, small non-profit organizations, almost any entity. We fund grants every month EXCEPT July and December.
*Winners are announced on the 1st of the Month. (a representative must attend our monthly Awesome Hour to pickup the check).
ATTEND AWESOME HOUR Click here for Event Information
Interested in joining our group? We are still seeking a few more Awesome Trustees!!!! Email us here
About our Chapter: Awesome Atlanta was founded by Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, a serial volunteer and entrepreneur with a naturally “giving” spirit.
The Atlanta Chapter’s Current Trustees include: Dr. Dionne Mahaffey; Yasmin Smith; Mike Stott; Joey “Digital” Womack, Ryan Cameron, Billy Briggs, Ayesha Doyle, Chris Cooper, Stephanie Pickens-Britton, and Rita K. Davis.
Our 2014 Inaugural Trustees were: Dr. Dionne Mahaffey; Yasmin Smith; Tia Plunkett McQueen; Mike Stott; Cheryl Cofield, Kristine Hwang; Herbert Greene; Denise Gines; Mark Robelli; Natalie Tindall, PhD; Joey “Digital” Womack, Ryan Cameron and Earl Coleman.
OPENING: Awesome Ambassador : We are seeking ambassadors/volunteers to assist us with managing our social media channels; PR/marketing, photography and graphics.