Pitch it up GeelongBy Pete Johnston March 2021
Breast Cushions for cancer survivorsBy Christine Denmead January 2021
Help rebuild our WonderlandBy Diana Poeder January 2021
BSSC fundraising BBQBy Barwon Stroke Support Centre January 2021
Christmas LunchBy Pete Johnston December 2020
Music Scholarship ProjectBy Geelong Youth Choir January 2020
DJ Finny to the MaxBy Fin Larcombe-Brooks November 2019
The Ultimate Pop Up Junkyard Playground - 3214By Clare Walton October 2019
Activity supplies for BSSCBy Hazy connelly October 2019
Wildlife Rescue and RehabilitationBy Ben Dekker August 2019
Basketball Inclusion for Primary KidsBy Sommer Minchin August 2019
We're the Geelong Chapter of the Awesome Foundation!
In Geelong we take great pride in our community spirit and love encouraging awesome projects.
A small collection of trustees have come together to create the Geelong chapter of the Awesome foundation.
Together the trustees provide one monthly grant up to $1,000. This grant can be given to one awesome project (individual or group) or divided into more depending on the successful applicant/s.
Applications open on the 1st of each month, close on the 23rd at 5pm of each month. The successful grant applicants will be contacted ASAP within two weeks of closure. Applicants must reside in the City of Greater Geelong boundary.
The funds are a 'no strings attached' grant and will be awarded to one or more lucky applicant based on a vote between the trustees.
The previous grants were awarded to the following applicants:
July 2019 Grant: (two grants awarded) - 1.Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation 2.Basketball Inclusion for Primary School Kids.
August 2019 Grant: No Award
September 2019 Grant: The Ultimate Pop-Up Junkyard Playground.
October 2019 Grant: Finny to the Max!
November 2019 Grant: No Award.
December 2019 Grant: A disadvantaged young woman was treated to a Christmas shopping day.
January 2020 Grant: Geelong Youth Choir.
February 2020: No grant awarded. Most Trustees were caught up in the COVID -19 virus and were overseas. Apology for any inconvenience.
Update 8th December 2020. December 2020 grant is now open and will close on Friday 18th Dec 2020 Awardee notified Monday 21st Dec 2020
January 2021 Grant window is open and closes on 29th Jan '21
January 2021 Awardees were. Funds will be shared between finalists.
Breast Cushions for Cancer Survivors. Help Rebuild our Wonderland. Barwon Stroke Support Centre.
February 2021 Grant round is now open and closes on Friday 26th February 2021.
Awardees notified within 1 week of closure.
The Trustees considered the February 2021 applications and decided no grant is to be awarded. However we continued with our Random acts of Kindness through Orchid Café, several bouquet's of flowers were awarded to several recipients.
March 2021, no entries taken as the Awesome Foundation will be attending The Pitch up Geelong event.
March 2021: Awesome Geelong supported Geelong Youth Engagement for $1,200.00 which became $2,400.00 with matching funds from a supporting Philanthropist. A great night and outcome.
April 2021 round opens on Thursday 1st April 2021 and closes on Friday 23rd April 2021 Recipient or recipients notified by Friday 30th April 2021. April 2021 no award.
May 2021 round opens on Saturday 1st May 2021 and closes on Friday 28th May 2021. Recipient or Recipients notified within two weeks of closure. May 2021---No award made. June opens 1/06/2021---closes 25/06/2021. Recipient or Recipients notified within two weeks of closure. June 2021 recipient is Sing out Sessions based at Geelong West Neighbourhood House. July 2021 Grant Applications open on Thursday 1st July 2021 & close on Friday 23rg July 2021. Regards Trustees.