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Awesome Foundation at #sibsyd 2011

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Jess Nichols' presentation about the Awesome Foundation at Social Innovation Business Sydney - 13th August 2011

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Awesome Foundation at #sibsyd 2011

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  7. 7. micro-genius grant for flashes of <br />micro-brilliance<br />
  8. 8. No strings attached.<br />
  9. 9. local awesomeness<br />
  10. 10. est. 2009<br />Boston, MA<br />
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  12. 12. everybody <br />cares about something, <br />no matter how small<br />
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  14. 14. 20 Chapters:<br />Berlin, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Edmonton, Hamburg, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Montreal, New York City, Ottawa, Providence, San Francisco, Seattle, Sydney, Toronto, Washington DC, Zurich & Food<br />
  15. 15. no head office<br />
  16. 16. $250,000<br />grants in the last year<br />
  17. 17. AF-SYDNEY<br />est. march 2011<br />
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  22. 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodamapixel/5813225559/<br />
  23. 23. What is Awesome?<br />
  24. 24. awe·some   [aw-suhm]<br />1. inspiring awe: an awesome sight.<br />2. showing or characterized by awe.<br />
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  29. 29. what are you doing that’s awesome?<br />
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  31. 31. @awesomefoundsyd<br />awesomefoundation.org<br />@jessnichols<br />

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