Hello! Sorry this has taken so long but, in case you missed it, we have (finally) announced the 10 charities the community chose to receive the money raised during the Project for Awesome:
By March 22nd we will be contacting each organization individually to inform them of when the grants will be made and how much they should expect to receive. In all, we raised over $400,000 but are still calculating all expenses and fees of the perks and shipping - so we don’t have an exact number to share, but it is more than we ever thought possible. These grants will decrease some serious suck.
Foundation to Decrease World Suck
We haven’t announced the winners of Project for Awesome yet because we are still working out the finer logistics of actually giving the money to a couple of them. There’s some minor (and boring) administrative things we have to do in order to stay in compliance with the people that monitor that kind of stuff, and as soon as that is all handled we’ll break out the megaphone and let everyone know who to congratulate. That moment is coming very soon… stay tuned!
We are feverishly working on perks and shipping them out daily. When your perk has been shipped, our shipping software should send you an email letting you know which item was shipped. There are several perks that have been complicated by rejected addresses, return-to-senders, no-such-name reports from the post office, erroneous zip codes, etc etc etc.
If you have already sent an email to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, your email has been received and will be handled as promptly and thoroughly as is humanly possible. You do not need to resend your email. Again, if you have already sent an email, it has been received, you do not need to resend. Doing so will only slow us down from researching and resolving problems.
That being said, here’s a list of what has been sent:
Men of YouTube Calendars
Signed Pride & Prejudice books (Lizzie Bennet level)
P4A tees w/ P4A lapel pin
Felicia Day posters
Hank’s Face mp3
John Green ebook
John Green and Maureen Johnson short story
If your perk is not listed above, please don’t email us yet!
Again, if you have sent an email about your non-receipt of any of the above perks, your email has been received and we are working on fixing it. Unfortunately there isn’t a blanket fix for problem shipments, each one has to be researched individually and that is taking us some time.
If you have NOT sent us an email about your non-receipt, please do alert us so that we can get you your deserved perk.
Thank you so much for your patience, your support, and your awesomeness!
fairyfoolishness asked: I didn't get any of the electronic perks yet. Are they still coming? I thought they were being sent out via e-mail in December.
Sometimes the emails with the digital perks get sent to spam. If you picked
as your perk and haven’t yet received an email with the download link, send us an email to email@example.com. Try to use the email address you used on IndieGogo when you donated, or forward the receipt from your donation. We’ll try and get back to you within a few days.
If you ordered a ‘Men Of Youtube’ Calendar from the IndieGogo and supplied an address in the US, you might just have received an email from 2d-glasses.com saying your 2d-glasses have shipped.
This was our mistake, we’re using the same service to ship the Men of Youtube calendars as we use for 2d-glasses, we’re re-sending the confirmation emails now but if you received an email from 2d-glasses please just ignore it (unless you ordered some 2d-glasses, in which case your 2d-glasses are on their way).
Note this ONLY applies if your shipping address is within the United States. If you live outside the US we haven’t shipped your calendars yet but will be doing shortly.
Sorry for the confusion.
Project for Awesome bottle cap necklace claimers: One of these is yours!
This week is going to contain a crazy amount of casting.
We’ve all been busy at P4A HQ packing various perks for all the wonderful people who donated, over the last few days we’ve sent out emails to people who opted for certain perks to get more information about their perks.
If you opted for any of the following perks;
And haveNOTreceived an email from us with a link to a form on projectforawesome.com to collect the additional information we need, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You must use the same email address you used to donate at the IndieGogo.
If you opted for
And haven’t received an email with a link to the download contact email@example.com. Again you must use the same email you used on IndieGogo.
bozwizard asked: Hey! Just wondering, if we get the tshirt perk (which I just have - gonna die with excitement!) what is happening with it size wise? I was never asked what size I am, so I'm a little bit confused. <333
You will get an email asking you your size preference sometime soon. If any of you were on the fence about the shirt for this reason, your worries are over! Go get one now, there are less than 30 minutes to go!
HOLY WHAT! The amazing 1:1 replica of the Back to the Future hoverboard signed by the SourceFed crew and Philip DeFranco sold for over 4000 dollars. That’s INCREDIBLE. You have less than 8 hours left to nab the equally amazing George Watsky Super Pack and only 2 hours left before the indiegogo perks disappear FOREVER. Hurry hurry!
This shows the thumbnail of every video uploaded for the 2012 Project For Awesome.
The PayPal issue has been resolved and funders can again pay through PayPal!
There are now 11 hours left to snatch up awesome perks before they are gone forever! Hank’s Face, the Men of Youtube Calendar, exclusive P4A shirts, a piece of the TFIOS tour van wrap, the John Green ebook, and more await you! All proceeds go to the Foundation to Decrease Worldsuck and will be distributed to the most voted for P4A charities (which will be announced in the near future).