Pitch Up

3 Episodes. 9 Grassroots Charities. A Live Audience… Lights, camera, action.

In three different towns, Sydney, Geelong and Brisbane, Compass host Kumi Taguchi goes behind the scenes with The Funding Network as each nonprofit presenter is coached to craft and hone their pitch in preparation for the “philanthropic shark tank” live crowdfunding event. The stakes are high as three charities face a room full of potential donors.

Generosity was there at the Sydney event that raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for three deserving (and stunned) women who are making a difference in lives of refugees, the homeless and victims of domestic abuse.

Read our take on the evening in Laughter, Tears and Pledges: Inside an evening with The Funding Network.

Looks like must-see TV to us!

Pitch Up premieres this Saturday August 11 at 6pm on ABC Compass and iView, with Episode 2 airing August 18 and Episode 3 airing August 25