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‘STEAM and Sprouts’ wins Awesome Kingston July grant

Last week, Awesome Kingston awarded their July grant to ‘STEAM and Sprouts,’ a project which aims to fund a more holistic, hands-on science program for students to explore the natural world. The $1,000 micro-grant supports local projects the Awesome Kingston trustees think will help keep Kingston awesome. STEAM and Sprouts,

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‘CT Survivors Connect’ wins Awesome Kingston June grant

Last week, CT Survivors Connect was awarded the June grant from Awesome Kingston. The $1,000 micro-grant supports local projects the Awesome Kingston trustees think will help keep Kingston awesome. CT Survivors Connect is a support group/service for conversion therapy (CT) survivors. Ben Rodgers, himself a survivor of conversion therapy, created

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‘A Clean Start’ wins Awesome Kingston May grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1,000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator(s). These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same: No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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‘B’s Bike Bites Upgrade’ wins Awesome Kingston April grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1,000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator(s). These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same: No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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‘Active Seating for Active Minds’ wins Awesome Kingston March grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1,000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator(s). These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same: No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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Awesome Kingston March Virtual Pitch Party

We give away a $1,000 no-strings-attached microgrant each month at a virtual pitch party to make an awesome idea come true. At the pitch party, finalists take the virtual stage to give a 90-second ‘elevator pitch’ and take questions from the trustees and audience. At the end of the night,

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‘The Home Standards Project’ wins Awesome Kingston February grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator. These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same. No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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‘Operation Love Literacy’ wins Awesome Kingston January grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator. These days the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same. No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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‘Wipe out C. difficile’ project wins Awesome Kingston November grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator. These days the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same. No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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Awesome Profile: Operation Warm Feet

Editor’s note: For the past five years, the Awesome Kingston Foundation has worked behind the scenes with some of the city’s most innovative and exciting individuals and organizations to advance their ‘awesome’ projects. For 10 months of the year, Awesome Kingston allows those locally with projects that could benefit from

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#ygkChallenge: Do Something Awesome

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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