Pitch Night is a competitive event created to identify, fund, and implement innovative products and services that support CPP’s mission to expand equitable access to high-quality preschools. Entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, businesses, and community groups are invited to submit proposals that focus on at least one of the following strategic focus areas:
- Kindergarten Readiness – helping preschoolers attain the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in primary school, later learning, and life.
- Improving Community Preschools – supporting community providers in reaching and maintaining 3, 4, or 5 stars on Ohio’s SUTQ Star Rating System.
- Early Childhood Education Workforce – driving recruitment, retention, and equitable wages for early childhood educators.
- COVID-19 Recovery – addressing the challenges in early childhood education faced by preschoolers, families, and educators related to the COVID-19 pandemic.