Applications now open for LINK 2019! 

It's your time. Your cause for social change matters, and we want to hear why! Apply for LINK 2019 to join 5 other AZ nonprofit leaders in one inspiring night. Presenters will have three minutes to pitch their cause for a chance to win $500 for their organization. As YNPN Phoenix offers support and coaching, this event is perfect for nonprofit leaders who want to develop or improve their "elevator pitch" to reach the community. We're here for you. Apply by Sunday, February 3rd11:59pm! 



LINK is a social cause pitch competition.

Six presenters will have three minutes to pitch their cause to an audience of their community members and peers for a chance to win $500 for their organization. At the end of all presentations, audience members will vote for the presenter they believe delivered the most captivating and inspirational message of social change taking place to solve an issue or problem. 


Event Information

 - Wednesday, March 20, 2019
 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM  
 - Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 
 - Networking, appetizers and drinks in courtyard before presentations
 - Price $15 (includes 1 drink ticket & appetizers)

Check back soon for tickets!






Meet the 2018 Presenters


Rodrigo Dorador, Board Member
Jake Gunnoe, Director
Mary McGillicuddy, Community Relations Coordinator
Eduardo Morales, Program Manager
Liz Salazar, Executive Assistant and Operations Coordinator
Nicole Valenzuela, Program & Care Coordinator


2018 emcees


Evan Roberts

Kaila White

Past Winners

2018 Winner - Rodrigo Dorador, Scholarship AZ

2017 Winner - Kelsey Pinckney, Read Better Be Better

2016 Winner - Katie Thorson, New Pathways for Youth

2015 Winner - Kari Scherling, Year Up

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors! 

Presenting Sponsor: 

Event Sponsors:

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Mass Mutual Arizona

Henry + Horne