Calling All Southern Nevada Nonprofit Organizations!

whats your pitch

Sign up today to participate in the 1st ever AFP Las Vegas MISSION PITCH Event!

AFP Las Vegas’ MISSION PITCH event is a platform for 10 nonprofit organizations to showcase their mission & impact in an effort to receive funding to support their programs and goals.

The goal of MISSION PITCH is to empower and support nonprofits in Southern Nevada that make a positive impact in the community they serve. By bringing together individuals, philanthropists and professionals in our community, the event will spark creativity and collaboration to turn vision into reality.

Through this event, non-profit participants will have the opportunity to:

  1. Craft short, compelling 6-minute presentations to share their mission, programs and impact story
  2. Practice public speaking
  3. Prepare a visual presentation
  4. Engage in group work
  5. Increase comfort level of making the ask
  6. Develop a strong network of development professionals to be the best possible stewards of donor relations
  7. Gain exposure for your organization by pitching to our panel of judges and for our audience of philanthropists, community funders, and nonprofit professionals.

Participating non-profit organizations will be met with praise for their courage to pitch, visibility for their organization, and potential support from funders in the audience.

MISSION PITCH will be judged by our panel of experts; Stacey Wedding, Helen Arnold, and Angel Williams.

Awards Include:

  • 1st Place: $3,000
  • 2nd Place: $2,000
  • 3rd Place:  $1,000

Nonprofits are encouraged to submit their applications before the deadline on Thursday, March 22, 2023!

Event Info:

9:00-9:30 – Networking & Breakfast
9:30-11:30 – MISSION PITCH Event
11:30-11:45 – Networking
11:45-12:45 – Lunch and Learn Presentation – Pitch Perfect by Anne Krause
12:45-1:00 – MISSION PITCH Winners Announced

The MISSION PITCH entry fee is $145 for nonprofits to participate. This fee covers 2 non-profit representatives to pitch, two tickets to the “Lunch and Learn” presentation, Pitch Perfect, and complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Your organization must be a registered 501(c)(3) to participate.

When? April 12, 2023 from 9:00am – 1:00pm

Where? Culinary Academy of Las Vegas Conference Room - 710 W Lake Mead Blvd, North Las Vegas, NV 89030

Not interested in pitching? No problem! General admission tickets are on sale now.

Click here to register

If you are a nonprofit organization interested in applying or would like to learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Karen Molnar, AFP Las Vegas Programs & Education Chair – / 702-805-2414

2023 Mission Pitch Competition Application

Registration for non-profits is now closed.