Before you apply, read our guidance. It’ll help you make your application as good as it can possibly be!
Then, when you’re ready, apply via our online form.
Don‘t worry. Follow our email newsletter for tips and inspiration every few months, and then apply in the future.
We are the Liverpool chapter of the international Awesome Foundation.
In 2014, a group of friends in the Liverpool tech sector realised there wasn’t a functioning Awesome chapter in the UK yet, so they set one up. Since then, we’ve been joined by a stunning roster of volunteer trustees, from all sorts of backgrounds, each donating their time, expertise, and usually £50 a month, to help make awesome projects happen in and around Liverpool.
Anyone in the Liverpool City Region can apply for a £500 gift, and we particularly welcome applications from people who wouldn’t normally apply to the big funding bodies. There’s no limit to the number of times you can apply (or the number of times you can win) and we judge each application on its own merits.
The £500 gifts are no strings attached – there’s no reporting or checking up. We trust you to spend the £500 wisely, furthering Awesome in the universe.
We generally like to see projects that:
If you think you have an idea that hits those criteria, read our guidance for top tips on making your application stand out, and then apply online.
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