INDIANAPOLIS -United Way of Central Indiana on Tuesday announced the remaining three finalists who will participate later this month in Propel, a live pitch contest.

Family Promise of Hendricks County, Grace Care Center and HATCH, Inc. will join four other human services nonprofits on stage at 6 p.m. April 25 at High Alpha in Indianapolis.

The three organizations had been competing online since March 18 for the remaining slots in the live competition.

More than $100,000 in grants will be given out at Propel, when seven finalists will pitch their ideas on how to reduce barriers for those from under-resourced communities and asset-limited backgrounds.

For a third year, the event is presented by media company audiochuck.

The full lineup of finalists participating in the live pitch contest:

Eclectic Soul VOICES Corporation

Family Promise of Hendricks County

Flanner House of Indianapolis, Inc.

Grace Care Center

Grassroot Projects


Trinity Free Clinic

Free tickets to the event will be available later this month at The event also will be available for viewing via livestream.

This will be United Way’s third Propel. In the event’s inaugural year in 2022, five organizations pitched their ideas, winning $45,000. At last year’s Propel, seven organizations participated, and more than $100,000 was awarded.

Propel is also made possible thanks to generous sponsorship from Black Onyx Management, The Heritage Group, J.C. Hart Company and The National Bank of Indianapolis.