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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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In an entirely virtual event, five competitors pitch their innovative programs and judges decide on the Social Innovator of the Year Award. Plus, viewers of the livestream with a ticket can vote to select the Audience Choice Award.


Social Innovator of the Year

Audience Choice Award Presented by Toyota $10,000

Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Presented by The Satori Foundation $10,000

Participation Prize for Each Competitor $40,000


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From now until the event, we hope you’ll connect with us on social media using #InnovateUnited