2017 Winners

The nonprofit application for SVP Fast Pitch 2018 is now closed. Semifinalists will be announced in November 2017.

Fast Pitch is an annual opportunity for both nonprofits and coaches. Fast Pitch 2017 has come to an end. If you are a nonprofit interested in learning more about the opportunity for 2018, please contact admin@SVPSacramento.org. Nonprofit application opens in September 2017. If you are a prospective SVP Partner or process coach, please contact admin@SVPSacramento.org.

SVP Fast Pitch 2017 Winners…

$10,000 – 1st Place Overall Judges Award Winner: Sacramento Public Library Foundation


$2,500 – 2nd Place Overall Judges Award Winner: Powerhouse Science Center-Discovery Campus


$1,500 – 3rd Place Overall Judges Award Winner: YMCA of Superior California, Sacramento


$3,000 – Audience Award: Powerhouse Science Center


$1,500 – Coaches Award: Fresher Sacramento


$10,000 in-kind – Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies Award: Sacramento Public Library Foundation


$15,000 in-kind – Blanket Marketing Group Branding Makeover Award: Sacramento Public Library Foundation


$17,500 in-kind – OE Consulting Organization Transformation Award: Powerhouse Science Center


$15,000 in-kind – American Advertising Federation FreeThink Award: YMCA of Superior California, Sacramento, Life OnTrak, & Fresher Sacramento


$5,000 in-kind – Just Another KJ 2 Production: Powerhouse Science Center


$1,000 – Random Act of Kindness Award: Yes2Kollege Education Resources


$1,000 – Network Activator Award: College Track Sacramento & STC | Sacramento Theatre Company


2017 Nonprofit Pitch Videos

SVP Fast Pitch 2017 was an inspiring evening filled with incredible stories of impact. 10 nonprofits took the stage pitching their impact and innovation to a crowd of 750+ attendees. Following ten incredible pitches several awards were determined. Watch all ten powerful pitches from our 3/8/17 final event (below):

The First Tee of Greater Sacramento

Sacramento Public Library Foundation

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Sacramento Theatre Company

College Track Sacramento

Fresher Sacramento

St. John’s Program for Real Change

Powerhouse Science Center

YMCA of Superior California

Child Development Centers

2016 Nonprofit Pitch Videos

Food Literacy Center

Improve Your Tomorrow 

Reading Partners Sacramento

Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC)

Sacramento Mandarins

Sacramento Urban Debate League

Shoulder To Shoulder

Stanford Settlement Neighborhood Center

The Center for Violence-Free Relationships

Women’s Empowerment