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Social Venture Partners Ready For This Year's "Fast Pitch" New Ideas Competition

Fast Pitch 5015 Grand Prize winner, Joel Bokelman, president of Changing Gears.
Fast Pitch 5015 Grand Prize winner, Joel Bokelman, president of Changing Gears.
Fast Pitch 5015 Grand Prize winner, Joel Bokelman, president of Changing Gears.
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Fast Pitch 5015 Grand Prize winner, Joel Bokelman, president of Changing Gears.

It was conceived as a way to connect early-stage nonprofits and social entrepreneurs with potential funding, a sort of Shark Tank for nonprofit organizations and social enterprises. Social Venture Partners (SVP) Cincinnati will hold its annual Fast Pitch competition on March 2. Eight finalists will make their best three-minute pitches in hopes of winning more than $30,000 in grants and support.

Joining us to discuss this year's competition areSVPFast Pitch ChairMelisseMay; President of Changing Gears and 2015 Fast Pitch Grand Prize winner, JoelBokelman; and Founder and Program Director ofLawnlife, Tim Arnold, who won a Fast Pitch award last year and represented Cincinnati in the international Fast Pitch competition,Philanthropitch.

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