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2020 NACCE Pitch for the Trades

Presented in Partnership with the Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation

Building upon the success of 2019's Pitch for the Trades, NACCE has partnered with the Ratcliffe Foundation to launch NACCE's Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Center of Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The 2020 VIRTUAL Pitch for the Trades competition awareded $125,000 in cash prizes to our winners -- we hope you'll mark your calendars and join us next year!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2020 WINNERS PRESS RELEASE



Congratulations to our 2020 Pitch for the Trades Grant Recipients!


Beachside Bistro/NIC Venture + Trades Program

Project Lead: Ryan Arnold | North Idaho College (Idaho) 

Entrepreneurship & Innovation for Skilled Trades
Project Lead: Arcadia Maximo | City College of San Francisco (California) 

HVAC Partnership Pipeline
Project Lead: Kristin Gapske | ​Washtenaw Community College (Michigan)

One-of-a-Kind Collaboration
between Catawba Farms and CVCC

Project Lead: Gary Muller | Catawba Valley Community College (North Carolina)

Trade Technician Jump Start
Project Lead: Crystal Nasio | Barstow Community College (California)


For more information about NACCE's Pitch for the Trades, contact Project Manager Theresa MacLennan