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Join United Way of Metropolitan Dallas for this exciting event that brings more innovation to North Texas. Come watch five social entrepreneurs compete for $200,000 in funding as they pitch their ideas to strengthen education, income and health in our community. As part of the live audience, you help decide who wins so get your tickets today!

From March 1 to April 7, every social share using #InnovateUnited adds another $5 in prize money, up to an additional $25,000. Share now.


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United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is the recognized leader in social innovation in North Texas. We identify gaps in the areas of education, income and health and help fill those gaps to put opportunity in the hands of all North Texans.

The Pitch is the annual culmination of our Social Innovation Accelerator, a collaboration with Accenture that fuels the creation of bold social initiatives to spur lasting change in our community.

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Better Block Foundation

Promotes the growth of healthy, vibrant neighborhoods by enabling communities and leaders to reshape and reactivate existing environments.

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Carson’s Village

Helps families navigate the challenges faced after the sudden death of a loved one.

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EdCor Health

Provides greater access to quality healthcare in overlooked communities of color in Southern Dallas.

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The Home Visit Project

Trains teachers to engage with families and build relationships through supportive home visits.

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Trey Athletes

Empowers high school athletes to be leaders, role models and influential voices for their communities.

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Five competitors pitch their innovative programs where judges and a live audience vote to decide who wins. Plus, online viewers who watch the livestream here on Tuesday, April 7, will select the Digital People’s Choice Award, solely determined by online votes.


Social Innovator of the Year

1st Runner Up $60,000

2nd Runner Up $40,000

3rd Runner Up $10,000

4th Runner Up $10,000

Up to $25,000

Digital People’s Choice based on social shares
Presented by TOYOTA


Spread the word, boost the loot.

From March 1 to April 7, every post on social media that includes #InnovateUnited will add $5 in prize money, up to an additional $25k, to be awarded live-stream viewers. Help max out the Digital People’s Choice prize and share now!