Elevator Pitch Coaching

Help REACH LA win over new donors and supporters with a refined 60-second pitch that covers the essential information about their work and includes a request for support.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Posted September 14th

Project details

What we need
  • Document outlining feedback on pitch delivery with suggested next steps and/or resources
  • A script for a 1-minute verbal pitch that communicates your Organization's mission, work, and why people should care
Additional details

This year marks our organization's 30th year serving youth and young adults. Our mission and vision of have changed since then and we've also onboarded new board members. We need a 1-minute verbal pitch that can be used by staff, board members, and other volunteeers.

What we have in place
  • We currently have an informational one sheet and brochure, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have information from staff and clients, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How this will help
This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to provide more mental health sessions for our clients who don't have access to mental health care.

This project will help us get our message out to new people who can help with the sustainability of our organization for the next 30 years.

Project plan

Prep: Initial Assessment & Goal Setting
  • Volunteer Manager provides the Professional with information about the goals of your pitch and target audience
  • If applicable, the Volunteer Manager shares existing version(s) of Organization’s pitch
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager decide on specific areas to focus on and goals for coaching sessions
Milestone 1: Brainstorm & Coaching Plan Draft
  • Professional shares first draft of elevator pitch with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager gives feedback with comments and questions, with focus on target audience and goals of ask
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager agree on/set dates for coaching sessions, as well as any preparatory work required
Milestone 2: Coaching Session
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect up to 3 times to practice and tailor presentation for a specific audience
  • Professional begins to draft a document with feedback and next steps for the Volunteer Manager
Milestone 3: Wrap-up Session
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager meet for a wrap-up session to review the final pitch
  • Professional presents a written document with pitch feedback that can be shared with other team members moving forward
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About the org

Posted by
Milton S.

Development Specialist

Our mission

Engage and empower young LGBTQ people of color and their communities.

What we do

We provide a safe space for young people of color (ages 13 to 35) and empower them with skills and tools to develop and operate innovative program initiatives that lead to improved social, health, and economic wellness in their own community, and beyond.

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