Penny Pitch Application


If you sent us an application for Penny Pitch -- we have your paperwork and are currently processing and reviewing all submissions.  We'll announce soon the local recipient for this years fundraiser.  At this time no additional applications are being accepted.  We expect the recipient to be announced before the end of October.  Check back soon for further updates.    

Registration Process

Penny Pitch, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for community service organizations serving Fort Wayne, Allen County and Northeast Indiana. In the spirit of the original Penny Pitch drive in 1948, Penny Pitch, Inc. provides grants to qualified not-for-profit organizations that serve disadvantaged people in the Fort Wayne, Allen County and Northeast Indiana region. This includes, but is not limited to organizations that serve the needy and disadvantaged by providing shelter, food, clothing, medical care, and other essential social services. Penny Pitch, Inc. is also especially interested in supporting organizations that provide services for the physically handicapped and for children. Unlike years gone by, Penny Pitch no longer makes grants to individuals.

All submissions must be received by September 30th, 2013 to be considered.  For your organization to be considered you must include the following information:       

» Summary of your organization and what services it offers to the community
» Description of what the funds from Penny Pitch would go towards
» Copy of your 501(c) form


Press release 7/24/13

WOWO Radio 1190AM 92.3FM is proud to announce the addition of Tyler Eifert to this years Penny Pitch charity fundraising campaign.  The former Bishop Dwenger football standout, second team All-American tight end for Notre Dame and now Cincinnati Bengal announced his involvement with Penny Pitch this morning on Fort Wayne’s Morning News with Charly Butcher.  Tyler said this morning “I’m happy to help.  Fort Wayne’s been good to me.  It’s the least I can do.” 

WOWO Penny Pitch was created over 60 years ago as a charity fundraiser focused on individuals in need.  It has since progressed to help local non-profit organizations that keep their charity efforts in the Fort Wayne community.  In 2013, WOWO Radio raised over $75,000 for the Ronald McDonald House at Parkview, and they’re goal is to raise even more for another local charity. 

Any non-profit organization that would like to be considered for the 2013 Penny Pitch campaign are encouraged to fill out an application found at and send it to us immediately.  All applications need to be submitted before September 30th, 2013. 

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