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Apply for Fast Pitch!

Fast Pitch applications are now open!

Is 2021 the year to take your nonprofit to the next level? We know that nonprofits are being asked to step up and do more to serve our community. We want to help support your efforts and strengthen your mission!

Why Apply?

✔ 10 nonprofit participants will be accepted into the program, and ALL of them will have the opportunity to pitch to a live audience of donors and community members

✔ We are giving out over $100,000 in on-stage grants

✔ Donations made to nonprofits at the main event on March 11, 2021 will be matched up to $50,000!

✔ Our expanded training program will provide resources and skills to participants beyond the pitch and help build a more resilient nonprofit community

✔ Every participant in our program will receive a grant

✔ Fast Pitch is an experience that will catalyze community change!

Attend one of our information sessions to learn more about Fast Pitch 2021. Guests will have the opportunity to dive into the details of the program and ask questions to our amazing staff. To RSVP to an information session, please contact us.

    • Applications open: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
    • JUST ADDED: Information session #3: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 from 1-2pm
    • Applications close: Friday, October 16th, 2020 @ 5pm

If you were unable to attend our most recent info session, see the recording here:

*NEW* Applicant organizations must meet ONE or more of the following areas of focus:

    • Support people who are experiencing educational, financial, or health (mental or physical) adversity as a result of COVID19 
    • Serve historically marginalized, under-served, or under-resourced communities or populations
    • Actively work to promote social justice, including racial and gender justice

Before you apply, please read the Fast Pitch 2021 Application Guide to read about how to apply, eligibility information, selection criteria, and participation requirements.

If your organization meets our eligibility requirements, and you’re ready to apply, download the Fast Pitch 2021 Application.

All completed applications should be emailed to fastpitch@svptucson.org. You should receive a confirmation email within 2 business days from SVP Tucson staff notifying you that your application has been received. If you have NOT received a confirmation email, please email Alisa Hayward for additional assistance.

If your organization does not meet this year’s eligibility criteria, but you would like to be added to our mailing list for additional SVP Grant Opportunities, please email Hattie.