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 2016 Fast Pitch Award Winners!

SVP Arizona Award – $25,000

ONe TRUe LOVe, Krysten Aldridge


 Judge’s Choice Award – $10,000

Homeless ID Project, Steven Stivers


 Kiita “Get Up and Go” Award – $7,500

ResilientMe, Naketa Ross


 ASU Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Award – $2,500

ONe TRUe LOVe, Krysten Aldridge


Mentor’s Choice Award – $2,500

ResilientMe, Naketa Ross


Peoples’ Choice Award – $2,500

Homeless ID Project, Steven Stivers


 Student Innovation Award – $2,000

Literacy For All, Earl Aguilera



SVP Fast Pitch Arizona is…


a free two-month communication skills building program and competition for innovative nonprofits in Maricopa County. The premier nonprofit pitch program in the Valley, Fast Pitch equips nonprofit leaders to effectively communicate their story and connects them with business and community leaders who help them create significant impact.

SVPAZ sincerely thanks all of our participants, mentors, and sponsors who have made this inspiring evening possible!

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 2015 SVP FAST PITCH Winners

SVP Arizona Award ($25,000 and one year of SVPAZ Partner time and talent):

Be A Leader Foundation , Gary Trujillo

Judges Choice ($10,000) AND ASU Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Award ($2,500): New Way AcademyAbbey Ross

Kiita “Get Up and Go” Award ($7,500): Neighbors Who Care, Eric Ehst

Mentors Choice ($2,500): SOUNDS Academy, Kirk Johnson

People’s Choice ($2,500): Angels on Patrol, Jacqui MacConnell

We’d also like to congratulate the ASU Student Winner ($2,000): FitStart Kids, Team Leader: Courtney Van Bussum












Ready…Set…Pitch! Can you change the world in 180 seconds? Learn more about the program, whether your organization is eligible, and how you can apply to participate.


Fast Pitch is not possible without the financial contributions of our generous sponsors, who are some of Arizona’s most forward-thinking corporations, foundations and individuals.

If you are interested in sponsoring this high-profile and high-impact event, please contact SVP Arizona’s staff, Terri Wogan or Sentari Minor

Thank you to our 2016 SVP Fast Pitch Arizona sponsors! We couldn’t host such an inspiring event without your support!

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