what is Philanthropitch?

Philanthropitch™ is a social impact fast-pitch competition that provides high-potential nonprofits and social enterprises with access to human and financial capital. Philanthropitch started in 2013 in Austin, TX. Since then it has filled 1,200 seats with engaged community members and given over $375,000 in funding as well as coaching, exposure and access to an accelerator program to 30 mission-driven organizations.

Impact

We are looking for nonprofits that are ready to dramatically accelerate their organizational growth and impact. Learn more about how previous participants are impacting their community.

What's New

Check out our recent blog posts to stay up to date on our work, meet our participants, learn about our partners, and get to know our judges!

“The exposure we received through Philanthropitch provided instant credibility to our organization and helped us attract both funders and individual donors. Interest in volunteer and board engagement has increased since as well.” –Multicultural Refugee Coalition

“Philanthropitch allowed our organization to understand our true value proposition and how to communicate that value most powerfully.” – College Forward

The funding and vote of confidence we received through Philanthropitch was really the catalyst of expansion for our organization. This goal wouldn’t have been on our radar without Philanthropitch!” – Mealshare