Pitch Template

Pitch Template

Pitch Template Creative Activist Toolkit in partnership with Creative Activist Toolkit How to use this template: 1. Download from Slideshare.net You can download this template in PowerPoint & Keynote formats in order to customize with your content. 2. Consult Perfect Your Pitch Follow advice in Chapter 7 of the

toolkit when creating your pitch 3. Share your pitch! Upload your presentation to globalyouth.ning.com Creative Activist Toolkit Name of Project [replace with your own photo] Slogan or Motto Table of Contents 1. Team

5. Market/Need 2. Mission & Vision 6. Financing 3. Problem 7. Timeline 4. Solution 8. Outcomes [your logo] The Team Team Member Name Brief description of team member and his or her skills and strengths.

[Replace with photo] Team Member Name Brief description of team member and his or her skills and strengths. Team Member Name Brief description of team member and his or her skills and strengths. [your logo] One sentence summary of what your venture is and does. Your elevator

pitch. Mission A short phrase or sentence that sums up your mission. Vision A short phrase or sentence that sums [insert team photo] up your vision. [your logo] Problem One fact or statistic that speaks to the problem you are addressing Another fact or statistic that speaks to

the problem you are addressing One more fact or statistic Root Cause: What you think is the root cause of the problem you are addressing [your logo] [Optional: insert photo(s) here to illustrate the problem you are addressing] Solution In one concise sentence, describe your solution. Try to speak to the following: who, what when, where, how, why. Add a second sentence that talks about what makes this solution innovative or special. For

example... Each week day, youth volunteers collect day-old bread from bakeries on their way home from school and deliver them to local homeless shelters so that food does not go to waste, homeless people are fed and young people are actively engaged with the poor in their community. It allows teens to help homeless shelters without having to raise or spend money. [your logo] [You may want to insert additional slides here to explain your project more. Help people better understand one of the who, what, when, where, why,

how a key product you sell or use a technology you use an important process that your project follows to create change Note: use images where appropriate Market/Need 200015% 300 Explanation of what Explanation of what Explanation of what this number this number this number represents represents

represents Use numbers to show: How many people or organizations can you help? How many people or organizations need your product or service? [your logo] Financing Funding Sources (Year 1) Amount Existing funds $xxxx.xx

Fees for your service $xxxx.xx Fundraising activity 1 $xxxx.xx Fundraising activity 2 $xxxx.xx Other grants $xxxx.xx Total $xxxx.xx

[your logo] Financing 2 Expenses (Year 1) Amount Major expense 1 $xxxx.xx Major expense 2 $xxxx.xx Major expense 3

$xxxx.xx Major expense 4 $xxxx.xx Major expense 5 $xxxx.xx Total $xxxx.xx Revenue Total $xxxx.xx [your logo] Timeline Milestone 2: Describe the next

major goal and indicate when you will achieve it below Milestone 3: Describe the next major goal and indicate when you will achieve it below Milestone 1: Launch Project 1 Month Day, Year

Milestone 4: Describe the next major goal and indicate when you will achieve it below Milestone 5: Describe the next major goal and indicate when you will achieve it below 2 3

4 5 Month Day, Year Month Day, Year Month Day, Year Month Day, Year [your logo] Outcomes 6 month Month Day, Year

1 year Month Day, Year 2 year Month Day, Year Metrics Metrics Metrics first indicator second first indicator

second first indicator second indicator indicator indicator third indicator third indicator third indicator

[your logo] [your logo] For more information, please email us at... [your ventures email address] Check out other chapters... Creative Activist Toolkit and the six habits of highly effective social entrepreneurs. Creative Activist Toolkit

about the author Charles Tsai is the founder and Executive Director of Social Creatives. Previously, he worked for Ashokas Youth Venture as Director of Virtual Program and at CNN as a reporter and producer. www.charlestsai.com creative activist toolkit The Creative Activist Toolkit is a series of PDF booklets designed to help todays youth impact the world through creativity and social entrepreneurship. Produced by Social Creatives and the Creative Visions Foundation, the toolkit chapters are offered free to download. Email us if you would like to contribute a chapter.

Copyright 2009 Social Creatives Feel free to pass this booklet on but you may not alter the content or charge for it. You may quote brief sections if you credit Social Creatives and provide a link to socialcreatives.org thanks The Creative Visions Foundation The Vancouver Foundation The Steve Nash Foundation Jon and Amy Eldon Turteltaub Elaine Munro, Debbie Riopel, Jaspal Lisa Rai Bruce Johnson, Brooke Kuhn, Serge Martin

credits Amy Eldon Turteltaub Executive Producer Charles Tsai Managing Director Creative Activist Toolkit Charles Tsai Social Educator Charles TsaiEntrepreneurship is a journalist, writer, speaker and consultant for social entrepreneurs. A former reporter and producer for

CNN, Charles ventured into the social sector to help youth design and implement their own solutions for change. He then helped Ashoka launch its first global campaigns to support youth-led social ventures. Now, he has launched SOCIAL Creatives, a new framework to learn, teach and practice social entrepreneurship. Charles Tsai [email protected] www.socialcreatives.org

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