The P4A is less than two weeks away, so check out this new video from Hank about how to make a great Project for Awesome video. And if you have any more questions, be sure to read through the FAQ on the Project for Awesome website. DFTBA!
Absolutely! You can upload your video to Youtube at any time, share it around to your friends, family or anyone else.
It’s thumbnail time! This year we decided to offer several ready-made color choices beyond the traditional red for the P4A thumbnails, though of course you’re welcome to change the color and customize the thumbnail as much as you’d like.
Head on over to the Project for Awesome website to download all of the thumbnail files, and send us an email at email@example.com if you have any questions!
We’re 17 days away, and the new Project for Awesome website is now live! Head on over there to check out the best of last year’s videos, read up on some FAQs, and download the custom thumbnail for 2013.
We know some of you guys have been sending questions to our ask box on here, but if they haven’t been answered in the FAQ, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll try to help you out as best we can.
It’s that time of the year again - Project for Awesome 2013! Start brainstorming your videos now, and stay tuned for the all new www.projectforawesome.com and this year’s thumbnail, both of which are coming along nicely.
We’re really excited for the livestream and comment spamming on December 17th, and we can’t wait to see all of your great videos!
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:
- Office of Letters and Light
- Not Forgotten
- Wildlife Waystation
- Alzheimer’s Society
- Harry Potter Alliance
- Save the Children
- BGSU Dance Marathon
- Uncultured Project
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!
Project for Awesome bottle cap necklace claimers: One of these is yours!
This week is going to contain a crazy amount of casting.
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!
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).