Helping innovative nonprofits scale sustainable models

Philanthropitch is a social impact fast pitch competition which provides capital and builds awareness for local nonprofits tackling some of your communities’ toughest problems. With over one million dollars raised in donations since its founding in 2013, Philanthropitch has supported 65 nonprofit finalists across the nation.

How We Do It








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Philanthropitch Celebrates 1 Million Dollars Donated


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Receive top-notch coaching and build awareness amongst new donors, mentors and passionate volunteers.

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Over the past five years, Philanthropitch has awarded more than half a million dollars to help nonprofits like these expand their impact:


half Helen | 2018 Finalist

Awarded $64,100

Being on the Philanthropitch stage put half Helen on the map in a whole new playing field. Since Philanthropitch we have had nationwide organizations reach out to us for funding, partnerships, and collaboration. Philanthropitch brings together true, intentional, meaningful collaborations that provide not only capacity but financial resources.

-Chelsea Elliott, Founder & Executive Director


Youth Code Jam | 2018 Finalist

Awarded $50,000

“Philanthropitch was transformational for us. In addition to raised awareness which resulted in new connections, volunteers and donors, the process of preparing helped us better define who we wanted to be when we grow up and how to get there.”

-Debi Pfitzenmaier, Executive Director


Code2College | 2018 Finalist

Awarded $35,500

“Philanthropitch has led to a tremendous amount of success for our organization. As a result of Philanthropitch we have doubled the amount of students served. This coming year, we will triple that number because we have been able to forge some incredible partnerships, secure all of the volunteers we need for the organization, and secure additional growth capital.”

-Matt Stephenson, Co-Founder & Executive Director