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 We hope to see you on

March 1, 2016

at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts!

Maricopa County’s most Innovative and High Impact Nonprofit Organizations!

 At stake over $50,000 in awards and the chance to tell your story to over 500 community leaders and potential donors!

Formal Announcement of Semi-Finalists: December 1, 2015

Early Bird Ticket Sales Begin December 1st, 2015

   SVP Fast Pitch Arizona is…

a free two-month communication skills building program and competition for innovative nonprofits in Maricopa County. The program equips nonprofit leaders to communicate their story powerfully and connects them with leaders of the business and funding communities who can help them create significant community impact.

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

SVP Fast Pitch Highlights…take a look!



More videos can be found on our YouTube


 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 Cindy Vandervort.

Current Sponsors Eventbrite 2.17.15Thank you to our current SVP Fast Pitch Arizona 2015 sponsors! We couldn’t host such an inspiring event without your support!