2014 Social Innovation Fast Pitch

SVP Pittsburgh’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch is a two-month program designed to build the capacity of and create visibility for innovative nonprofits in Allegheny County. Through the Fast Pitch process, nonprofit leaders are trained to effectively message their organization and its needs. The participating nonprofits are provided with the tools and resources to improve their communication, increase their fundraising success and elevate their profile – all skills needed for success in today’s economy. 

10 Nonprofits | $30,000+ prize money

You decide the winners

Nonprofit leaders and their coaches are working together right now to create the perfect 3 minute pitch!  Come join us and learn more about the innovative work being done by programs serving our community.  You will be part of deciding who should get the prize funding– and there will be plenty of time to connect with over 300 people from the local philanthropic collective.

Don’t miss your chance to weigh in with a vote.

March 6th | 5:30-9:00

Circuit Center, South Side Pittsburgh

On event night, finalists will pitch their programs to an audience of hundreds, and over $30,000 and capacity-building prizes will be awarded. Please join us for cocktails, networking and an inspiring evening with some of Pittsburgh’s most innovative nonprofit leaders! 

Social Innovation Fast Pitch Finalists to Present on Stage March 6th

  • CARE Ownership
  • Community Human Services
  • Lending Hearts
  • Music Smiles
  • Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
  • Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
  • Service Access for Youth
  • SHIM Refugee Mentoring Program
  • The First Tee of Pittsburgh
  • Treasure House Fashions

Take a look back at past Social Innovation Fast Pitches:

For further information, please see the Fast Pitch FAQs.

Thank You 2014 Fast Pitch Sponsors

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Thanks also to the following supporters


Elsie S. Hillman