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What Is Fast Pitch?

SVP Fast Pitch is a business pitch competition that supports nonprofits and social enterprises addressing critical needs and making a positive impact in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Since 2011, SVP Fast Pitch has connected changemakers with over $1.7 million in investments and grants as well as thousands of hours of coaching from local professionals.

How to Get Involved

Whether you have a great idea to pitch, skills to volunteer, or funds to invest — we have a role for you! Stay updated by following us on Facebook, Twitter and signing up for our newsletter.  You can also send any inquiries to SVP Fast Pitch Director, Heather Lewis at fastpitch@svpseattle.org.

Save the Date

Mark your calendars for our 6th annual Fast Pitch Finals: October 25 at McCaw Hall! Want to get a taste of the big event? Check out the pitches from our 2015 finals.

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501 Green: Fast Pitch Winner Evrnu Meets Levi Straus

2014 Fast Pitch winner Stacy Flynn of Evrnu recently partnered with Levi Straus to produce the first pair of jeans made entirely from recycled cotton T-shirts! Taking sustainable clothing to new heights, the jeans are not only 100% post-consumer waste, they are made using 98 percent less water than virgin cotton products.

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BECU People Helping People Awards: Nominate your favorite Innovator by April 5

BECU does a wonderful thing annually. It's call the BECU People Helping People Awards to recognize and honor members and organizations. In 2011, Fast Pitch winner, Viva Farms won a $10,000 Community Benefits award when they were nominated for a BECU People Helping People Award. Know any other Fast Pitch alumni that could be a good fit? Nominate them today!

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Meet SVP’s New Fast Pitch Director!

It was October 27, 2015 and Heather Lewis was hooked. She had just attended SVP’s 2015 Fast Pitch Finals. “What a wonderful experience,” says Heather. “I have participated in pitch competitions as a competitor and an organizer, but what stood out to me about Fast Pitch is its emphasis on social impact.”

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