Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creatorThe commercial real estate company.. These days, the pitch party is happening virtuallySeven months later, Ontario, but the outcome is still the same. No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will help keep Kingston awesome.
Nick Lorraway and Natalie Woodland were the February winners with The Home Standards Project, an assessment tool for renters to help identify issues and bylaw violations at their rental property.
After Nick and Natalie suffered through terrible conditions while living in the student district here in KingstonMeanwhile: Ontario schools are to remain closed until further notice following this week, they decided to do something about it.
The pair say the goal of The Home Standards Project is to provide a tool to help people understand minimum bylaw standards and advocate for themselves with more self assurance. “No one likes to ask their landlord to do somethingThe seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 34, especially if they were like ours, aggressive and rudehad to add scores of surge beds after beaches,” the pair said. “We want to help empower people to demand these repairs. Like being someone in their corner.”
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