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SVP Fast Pitch


Helping Nonprofits Tell Their Story and Build Capacity

SVP Fast Pitch is a social innovation program and pitch event empowering local nonprofits in their ability to tell their story. Our cohorts are provided professional coaching to develop an organizational pitch, are provided visibility & connections to grow, as well as the capacity to sustain their growth.

2024 SAVE THE DATE - Fast Pitch Showcase

Thursday, November 7 ~ The Sofia 

Nonprofits Have a Story ~
Fast Pitch Helps Them Tell It. 


The SVP Fast Pitch Process

May - June

Fast Pitch applications launched. The application remains open through the end of June for nonprofits to apply. 


SVP Fund Partners review applications and select top 15 organizations to participate in the annual Fast Pitch cohort. Fast Pitch Class announced and introduced end of July or early August.


Kick off the Fast Pitch season with our annual FP Launch Event with Fast Pitch Alumni coaches and participants. It will be a great opportunity to connect with others who've been through the program as well as many of our partners and coaches. 

September - October

Fast Pitch Workshops - nonprofits are paired with two  local business executives who serve as Coaches to help them tell their story in a concise, compelling 3-minute pitch.  


Fast Pitch Showcase - top eight nonprofits go on stage to share their 3-minute polished pitch with an audience who is there to financially and socially support their efforts. 

Nine Years of Fast Pitch

A Legacy of Impact

2022 SVP Fast Pitch Participants
  • Breakthrough Sacramento

  • Capital Stage Company

  • CASA Sacramento (Court Appointed Advocates of Sacramento County)

  • Construction Industry Education Foundation (CIEF)

  • HornetAttain!

  • Juma Ventures

  • Sacramento History Museum

  • San Juan Education Foundation

  • Single Mom Strong

  • Teach for America California Capital Valley

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