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Innovative nonprofits PITCH, you VOTE.

bigBANG! 2020 will be held as a part of Cleveland Leadership Center’s Accelerate 2020: Citizens Make Change. Attendees will vote on rapid-fire pitches from several innovative nonprofits.

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Global Center for Health Innovation
(1 St Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114)


4:00 pm | Doors Open
4:30 pm | Cleveland Foundation Technovation pitch competition
5:30 pm | Accelerate category pitch competitions & SVP bigBANG! competition
6:30 pm | Reception
7:00 pm | Pitches from Accelerate’s finalists and the winner of SVP’s bigBANG!

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bigBANG! is a free two-month training and mentoring program for innovative nonprofits that are effecting social change in Cleveland, culminating in the Fast Pitch competition.

Nonprofit leaders are selected to participate based on their innovative approaches to creating social change and their potential for significant positive community impact. They receive training and mentoring over the course of two months from volunteer nonprofit and business professionals (SVP Partners and friends of SVP) on how to succinctly and powerfully “tell their story”.

The program culminates in a “Fast Pitch” competition – a high energy, rapid-fire presentation event during which finalists share the mission, vision, and impact of their organization with the audience – in just four minutes!

Watch Past Pitches

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