Be a Partner

Step Up corporate and foundation partners share our passion for guiding girls to their success. Are you ready to play an active role in our mission?

Become a Partner

Why Partner with Step Up?

Invest in Next Gen Women

Invest in Next Gen Women

Through free mentorship programs, Step Up works with girls and gender-expansive teens facing systemic barriers on becoming confident, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of leaders. We know it’s their voices at the vanguard that will bring a more just and prosperous society for all. When you invest in Step Up, you join us in this important work.

Engage Your Employees

Engage Your Employees

Studies show that 83% of employees are more likely to put in more effort at work when they feel good about the way their employer contributes to community. Through Step Up’s Employee Engagement Partnerships, your organization will have hands-on opportunities for mentoring and volunteering, along with access to networking and community-building programs.

Reach Your Target Audience

Reach Your Target Audience

Step Up crafts activations that connect your brand with our community of women members and/or young women mentees. From opportunities for sampling, to program and event sponsorships, to social media and media relations, to celebrity gifting, Step Up looks forward to supporting the brands that invest in our mission.

Our 2023-2024 Innovators donating $100,000+

Our 2023-2024 Activators donating $50,000+

Our 2023-2024 Pacesetters donating $20,000+

2023-2024 Sustainers

2023-2024 Sustainers

Donating $10,000+

2023-2024 Partners
2023-2024 In-Kind Partners

Interested in Partnering with Step Up?

Invest in Long-Term Impact

Invest in Long-Term Impact

Step Up builds year-over-year partnerships with brands we call “Innovators.” Innovators look for groundbreaking ways to drive lasting change in their communities through annual gifts of $100,000 or more. If you are ready for the next chapter in your brand’s philanthropy journey, we’d love to connect with you.

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Underwrite a Mentorship Program

Underwrite a Mentorship Program

Step Up relies on funding to carry out its many mentorship programs for teens and young adults. Partners who invest in programs have tangible examples of the impact they’re creating and may enjoy naming rights and other program integration opportunities.

See examples from our friends at Benefit Cosmetics, Kérastase and Visible.

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Sponsor a Member Event

Sponsor a Member Event

Step Up regularly unites its community of members and mentors for conversations and connections. Partners who invest in Step Up events have the chance to share their brand with Step Up members, often enjoying naming rights, sampling and other integration opportunities.

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Build Corporate Culture

Build Corporate Culture

Step Up’s Employee Engagement Partnerships provide your employees with the opportunity to get involved in their communities. Your employees will enjoy access to Step Up’s member and mentoring programs, including networking and community-building conversations.

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Become a Member

Become a Member

Step Up invites you to become a member of our community of women and those who identify with womanhood. Your membership dues are both an investment in yourself and an investment in the next generation of leaders. Your annual gift of $99 or more makes you a Step Up member.

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Enhance Your Brand

Enhance Your Brand

Research shows 81% of millennials want to support brands with corporate citizenship. Partnering with Step Up allows your community - and ours - to experience your brand in meaningful, philanthropic ways. Step Up crafts custom partnerships that support your marketing goals while creating impact for the next generation of leaders.

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Beneficiary Partnership

Beneficiary Partnership

Are you interested in donating a percentage of proceeds to Step Up, either on a rolling basis or surrounding a special holiday or initiative? Step Up loves to partner with brands who share our vision of a world where all girls have the opportunity to fulfill their potential.

Contact Anne-Margaux

Sponsor Inspiration Awards

Sponsor Inspiration Awards

Step Up’s most visible events of the year are a great way to engage your company as we celebrate 25 Years of Service. Our events feature opportunities for hosted brand lounges, celebrity engagement, tickets for your team, and increased brand awareness all while supporting our future leaders. Our 2023 events in Los Angeles and Chicago will take place in the fall.

Contact Morgan

Submit a Job Post for the Pipeline

Submit a Job Post for the Pipeline

Step Up’s Pipeline is a weekly roundup of open jobs, internships, and upcoming recruiting events shared with a group of over 4,200 young women who previously participated in Step Up mentorship programs.

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