Fort Wayne SOUP Virtual Event 07/16/2020 Submissions are now being accepted for the next Fort Wayne SOUP event, which will take place online on July 16. Community members with ideas to improve or positively impact our region are encouraged to submit ideas for consideration. Ideas may be submitted through the website, fortwaynesoup.org, until Friday, June 19. Tickets are now on sale for the event, as well. This is the organization’s third event of 2020 and 14th since its inception in 2017. Individuals interested in casting a vote for their favorite idea may now reserve tickets on Eventbrite, which will provide ticket holders with a private voting link. Tickets are $5. All proceeds, as well as matching funds from sponsors, will be awarded to the pitch receiving the most votes. Pitches will be posted to the Fort Wayne SOUP Facebook page on July 10. The general public is encouraged to post questions for presenters in the comments of each video and cast votes before 6pm on July 16. The winning pitch will be announced via Facebook live on July 16 at 8pm. Fort Wayne Soup is micro-grant community dinner that uses crowd funding to help launch creative projects aimed to enhance Fort Wayne. At each SOUP event attendees hear 4 presentations on projects ranging from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology and more. To date, Fort Wayne SOUP has donated over $16,000 to a variety of projects that have positively impacted our community. All ages are welcome to attend and submit proposals. For more information or questions email email@example.com.