While you know that some big blockbuster movies are shot in Pittsburgh, there are quite a few Pittsburghers who are working on their own film project. The Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants to help some of these local filmmakers finish and promote their films.
The public is invited to watch the trailers here and vote for your favorite films. The deadline for public voting is December 2, 2013. (Take a minute to watch the intro video that The Sprout Fund put together for this project. They filmed this intro at the Hollywood Theater in Dorming… Read the rest
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The Sprout Fund is a Pittsburgh non-profit that has been giving out grants to project big and small that make this city a better place to live. This year the Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants for film and video projects.
On Monday, November 25, the public is invited to watch the trailers and vote for their favorites. Afterwards you will have a chance to vote for your favorites. Voting will be factored into the decision of which projects receive funding from the Sprout Fund. This event is open to… Read the rest
One of the Pittsburgh non-profits that has been doing what they do to make Pittsburgh a better place is the Sprout Fund – think of it as a Pittsburgh Kickstarter, before Kickstarter ever existed. The Sprout Fund has been making small grants to people/organizations with ideas for projects to make Pittsburgh a better place to live.
The Sprout Fund started with the Seed Award Program back in 2001 – in the past 11 years various Seed Awards have helped to launch many projects that are continuing to serve Pittsburgh today – Bike Pittsburgh, GTECH and Handmade Arcade all got started… Read the rest
Here is a run down of some summer events that benefit great organizations here in Pittsburgh.
Tuesday, June 28 – Benefits Attack Theater
Shadyside Friends: Mark your calendars! Attack Theatre Summer Happy Hour June 28th!
Saturday, July 9 – Softball Tournament to Benefit the Josh Gibson Foundation
Massaro Corporation » 2nd Annual Josh Gibson Foundation and Massaro Corporation Charity Softball Tournament- July 9, 2011
Josh Gibson 1911-2011- Centennial Celebration kicks off with the 2nd Annual Josh Gibson Foundation and Massaro Corporation Softball Tournament, scheduled for July 9, 2011 at the Josh Gibson Field. Massaro Corporation is partnering with the Josh… Read the rest
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Most Friday mornings at 6:45 am, you can listen to IheartPGH talk live with Jim and Randy on the WDVE morning show about things to do in Pittsburgh on the weekend. Here is our list of events and links to more information for this weekend….
First Fridays on Penn Avenue
Galleries and more stay open late on Penn Ave
Stop the Sprout Fund for their Summer Social to learn more about some of their recent projects
Paddle at the Point – Pittsburgh to attempt to break the world record
Pittsburgh is the host city for… Read the rest