Elevator Pitch Coaching

Help Da Hood Connect 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.
Da Hood Connect
Saint Louis, MO, USA
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Saint Louis, MO, USA


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Posted September 1st

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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

Looking to simplify and clarify the messaging we are using to describe the work we do, or mission and be able to provide a pitch to anyone that will excite them about our organization.

What we have in place
  • We currently have a mission statement and vision, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have our website of www.dahoodconnect.org, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How this will help
This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to use other funds for general operating expenses and marketing.

When we are looking to recruit volunteers, supporters and community members we serve they can have a clear understanding of what we do and are aiming to do.

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

Da Hood Connect
Our mission

Da Hood Connect works to address and reduce barriers that Black under-resourced communities encounter through education, advocacy, and connections. We utilize media and entertainment such as a community podcast to engage and uplift the community we serve.

What we do

Creating and uplifting cultural spaces where Black people can share their experiences and learn.

Fostering authentic relationships to strengthen connections and improve community engagement.

Working to provide direct assistance that connect Black people to support and resources that meet their needs.

We partner with aligned organizations to support and uplift Black individuals, ensuring their needs are met and they reach their full potential.

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