April showers got you down? Re-energize with Awesome Kingston’s April Pitch Party and Awesome Hours! Come out to the RCHA at 6:30PM on Thursday, 18 April and see what cool new ideas want a $1,000 microgrant to make our city even more awesome. RSVP on the Facebook Event so we know how many people are going to be partying with us on the 18th!
Never been before? No worries! It’s really simple and rather informal. Every month, people apply to the Awesome Foundation for a microgrant. We select the ones that we think are the most awesome for the month and invite them to give an ‘elevator pitch’ to the audience, for which they have 90 seconds. Following that, they take 7 minutes of Q&A from the audience. Once all the pitches have presented, the ten trustees go and “scrum” – or, decide who walks away with the cash this month.
It’s not only a free, fun, and inspiring event, it’s also a great place to meet and network with Kingstonians who are passionate about community and the continual improvement of our city. Invite your friends and come on out to the RCHA by 6:30PM to grab a drink and mingle before the pitches kick off around 7:00PM! If you wanna learn more about how the night usually goes, check out our Feb Pitch Party Wrap-Up.
We’ll have music from a friend of Awesome – Chris Morris!
After the Pitch Party ends, stick around for some great live entertainment and Awesome Hours – a time when trustees and volunteers will be available to chat about anything you want! Ask us about the Awesome Foundation, past grants, your current awesome idea, the application process, or anything you want. Or just hang out and get to know us.
The pitch list will be revealed on the Facebook Event once it has been finalized and confirmed, so make sure you RSVP right away and keep your eye on it. Remember to follow us on Twitter and Like our Facebook Page to stay in touch! Make sure you don’t miss anything by subscribing to our newsletter to get the deets straight to your inbox. See you on Thursday!