Philanthropitch Columbus

Philanthropitch Columbus will return for a second year on March 3, 2020 and is presented by American Electric Power Foundation.

Philanthropitch Columbus will showcase a group of nonprofits working to solve problems within the local community. The risk capital nonprofits receive through Philanthropitch fund initiatives, programs or innovative products with scalable business models.

Join us for this exciting and inspiring event!


Presented by:


March 3, 2020

Speaker Jo Ann Davidson Theatre
77 S. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Interested in Applying?

Philanthropitch provides nonprofits with access to capital, 1:1 business coaching, pitch training and increased awareness amongst new fans including donors, mentors and passionate volunteers.

Interested in Supporting our Columbus Event?

ThAre you are a company, foundation or individual looking to support Philanthropitch? Join our network of donors who are helping to infuse innovation into philanthropy, and providing risk capital to progressive nonprofits.

Key Dates:

October 10, 2019, 11am - 12pm EST: Virtual Application Q&A Webinar REGISTER HERE

November 6, 2019, 10am - 11am EST: Live Application Q&A at Rev 1 Ventures REGISTER HERE

November 12, 2019: Applications close automatically at 12am midnight and Application review begins

December 10, 2019: All applicants will be notified of their status. Semi-finalists will advance to a phone interview round.

December 11, 2019: Philanthropitch semi-finalists will be announced.

January 7, 2020: All semi-finalists will be notified of their status. Finalists will advance to take the stage at Philanthropitch Columbus 2020.

January 8, 2020: Philanthropitch finalists will be announced.

January 10, 2020, 11am - 12pm EST: Welcome to Philanthropitch Webinar for Finalists

January 16, 2020, 9am - 3pm EST: Finalist Pitch Workshop

January 27-28, 2020: Pitch Practice #1

February 19-20, 2020: Pitch Practice #2

March 3, 2020, 12pm-9pm EST: Philanthropitch Event Day!