We’re Celebrating!

$10,000 in kindness grants and awards

We’re thrilled to announce that we have now presented in excess of $10,000 in kindness grants and awards!  A huge thank you to the people who have won our awards and grants.  You’ve inspired all of us with your kindness and amazed us with your creativity, perseverance, and compassion, and shown us what a huge difference one person can make in the lives of so many.  

In addition, we’re grateful to every one of you for your support in believing in our mission of spreading kindness in Matt’s name and helping us keep his legacy alive.  

When we started MKRO in 2018 our goal was to highlight one person at a time four times a year by presenting 2 awards and 2 grants. 

Due to the generosity of our donors, we are now proud to announce that in 2023 we will be increasing them by committing to 4 awards and 4 grants per year.  We will also be going back to the original format of shining the spotlight on one person at a time, but instead of four times a year, we’ll post winners eight times a year.  

Our February grant winner(s) is coming up and this time you will see one winner in February and the other winner in March.  That way the entire spotlight will be on one person at a time.  

As we move forward we want to thank you for your continuing support. Matt’s kindness truly does ripple on! Keep nominating people who inspire you and submitting your kindness projects and we will keep giving our grants and awards.  

Is there someone who inspires you with their kindness?  Nominate them for the Matt Kurtz Kindness Award of $250.

Do you have an act-of-kindness project you want to do but need help funding it?  Submit your idea for the Matt Kurtz Kindness Grant of $500 and let us help you spread kindness.

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