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2022 Pitch10 winners (Submitted photo)
2022 Pitch10 winners (Submitted photo)

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Next Generation United advisory board now accepting proposals for Pitch10 2023


Tue, May 2nd 2023 02:30 pm

Eligible nonprofits may now submit applications to compete for $50,000 in grants

The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Next Generation United advisory board (NGU) announced the 2023 Pitch10 request for proposals process is now open. Selected finalists for Pitch10 in 2023 will compete for a total of $50,000 in grants – twice as much as last year – thanks to the generosity of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, which has pledged a $25,000 matching grant to support the Pitch10 2023 prize fund.

A press release stated, “Pitch10, a pitching competition for 501(c)(3) nonprofits, returns this October following its remarkable success in 2022. The event provides finalists with a unique opportunity to present their organizations to an audience of more than 200 engaged community members, and build meaningful relationships with NGU's network of young professionals to help further their missions.

Organizations interested in applying for Pitch10 2023 may complete and submit their RFPs either in writing to [email protected], or via video uwbec.memfox.io/pitch10. The deadline for submissions is July 31, after which applications will be reviewed, finalists chosen and notified. For more information on the criteria to submit for Pitch10, visit uwbec.org/next-generation.

About Next Generation United

Next Generation United (NGU), a giving community of United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, enables a network of young professionals to be agents of change by tackling local worthy causes through fun, social and impactful opportunities. NGU allows WNY's rising leaders to reshape the norms of philanthropy by creating unique connections to community nonprofits that are poised to tackle some of Buffalo’s most pressing challenges. Learn more or become a member at uwbec.org/next-generation.

About United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

For over 100 years, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has fought to improve the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. By forging unlikely partnerships, finding new solutions to old problems, and mobilizing the best resources, we inspire individuals to join the fight against our community’s most daunting social crises. We believe that to live better, we must LIVE UNITED. Learn more at uwbec.org.

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