editorial | PHILANTHROPY 2.0
Awesome Foundation funds unique ideas
Every month, 10 ordinary people meet up and donate $100 each. Then they give out a $1000 grant to fund an idea they think is awesome. There’s no bureaucracy. No administrative overhead. No strings attached. No delusions of saving the world. Founded in Boston in 2009, the Awesome Foundation’s mission is simply to “conserve, sustain and support the worldwide ecosystem of awesomeness.” So far, they have done much to fulfill that mission.