CAT008b: Pitch Template - PowerPoint

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The Creative Activist Toolkit is a series of PDF booklets designed to help today’s youth impact the world through creativity and social entrepreneurship. Produced by the Global Youth Fund and the Creative Visions Foundation, the toolkit chapters are offered free to download. Email us if you would like to contribute a chapter. This chapter is a PowerPoint template that helps young changemakers create an effective presentation to show funders.

CAT008b: Pitch Template - PowerPoint

  1. 1. Pitch Template Global Youth Fund Creative Activist Toolkit 008
  2. 2. Global Youth Fund in partnership with Creative Activist Toolkit 008
  3. 3. Global Youth Fund How to use this template: Creative Activist Toolkit 008 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
  4. 4. Name of Project <ul><li>Slogan or Motto </li></ul>[replace with your own photo]
  5. 5. Table of Contents [your logo] 1. Team 2. Mission & Vision 3. Problem 4. Solution 5. Market/Need 6. Financing 7. Timeline 8. Outcomes
  6. 6. The Team 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. Team Member Name Brief description of team member and his or her skills and strengths. [Replace with photo] [your logo]
  7. 7. 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 up your vision. [insert team photo] [your logo]
  8. 8. Problem <ul><li>One fact or statistic that speaks to the problem you are addressing </li></ul><ul><li>Another fact or statistic that speaks to the problem you are addressing </li></ul><ul><li>One more fact or statistic </li></ul><ul><li>Root Cause: What you think is the root cause of the problem you are addressing </li></ul>[your logo]
  9. 9. [Optional: insert photo(s) here to illustrate the problem you are addressing]
  10. 10. 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]
  11. 11. <ul><li>[You may want to insert additional slides here to explain your project more. Help people better understand </li></ul><ul><li>one of the who, what, when, where, why, how </li></ul><ul><li>a key product you sell or use </li></ul><ul><li>a technology you use </li></ul><ul><li>an important process that your project follows to create change </li></ul><ul><li>Note: use images where appropriate </li></ul>
  12. 12. Market/Need Use numbers to show: How many people or organizations can you help? How many people or organizations need your product or service? [your logo] 2000 15% 300 Explanation of what this number represents Explanation of what this number represents Explanation of what this number represents
  13. 13. Financing [your logo] 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
  14. 14. Financing 2 [your logo] Revenue Total $xxxx.xx 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
  15. 15. Timeline [your logo] 1 2 3 4 5 Month Day, Year Month Day, Year Month Day, Year Month Day, Year Month Day, Year Milestone 1: Launch Project 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 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
  16. 16. Outcomes [your logo] Month Day, Year <ul><li>Metrics </li></ul><ul><li>first indicator </li></ul><ul><li>second indicator </li></ul><ul><li>third indicator </li></ul>6 month 1 year 2 year Month Day, Year Month Day, Year <ul><li>Metrics </li></ul><ul><li>first indicator </li></ul><ul><li>second indicator </li></ul><ul><li>third indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Metrics </li></ul><ul><li>first indicator </li></ul><ul><li>second indicator </li></ul><ul><li>third indicator </li></ul>
  17. 17. [your logo] [your venture’s email address] For more information, please email us at...
  18. 18. Global Youth Fund Good luck! Share your pitch with us! Click image to visit our community. Creative Activist Toolkit 008
  19. 19. Global Youth Fund Check out other chapters... Creative Activist Toolkit 008
  20. 20. if you use this toolkit... tell us! post your pitch at globalyouth.ning.com . ask for feedback. let us know if this chapter helped you or how it can be improved. download and forward... share this with someone you know. you can download this chapter from slideshare.net subscribe... enter your email address at globalyouth.ning.com to get alerts when more toolkits are posted. Global Youth Fund Creative Activist Toolkit 008
  21. 21. about the author Charles Tsai is the founder and Executive Director of Global Youth Fund and also works for Ashoka’s Youth Venture as Director of Virtual Program. Previously, he worked at CNN as a reporter and producer. creative activist toolkit The Creative Activist Toolkit is a series of PDF booklets designed to help today’s youth impact the world through creativity and social entrepreneurship. Produced by the Global Youth Fund and the Creative Visions Foundation, the toolkit chapters are offered free to download . Email us if you would li ke to contribute a chapter. 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 Copyright ©2009 Global Youth Fund 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 Global Youth Fund and provide a link to globalyouth.ning.com credits Amy Eldon Turteltaub Executive Producer Charles Tsai Managing Director Global Youth Fund Creative Activist Toolkit 008
  22. 22. Global Youth Fund 550 Pacific Street, Suite 502 Vancouver, BC V6Z 3G2 CANADA Tel: +1 (604) 628-1807 www.globalyouthfund.org

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