EIN 95-4701468

Step Up Womens Network (SUWN)

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Step Up propels girls from under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women.
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Program areas at SUWN

Teen programs: Step Up supports high school girls and those who identify with girlhood ages 14-18 through an evidenced based nine-week afterschool program. The program offers specialized career exploration programming and leverages a social emotional learning lens to help girls explore career interests, gain exposure to various industries and begin to build a career path. During the summer, Step Up also offers three weeks of powerful career prep in conjunction with Step Up corporate partners who host career connected and experential learning opportunities. As a result of their particpation in Step Up, 83% reported increased career-readiness, 81% reported increased connectedness, and 78% of young adults reported increased confidence.
Young adult programs: Step Up supports young women and those who identfy with womanhood ages 18-29 as they transition from high school and navigate their post secondary pursuits. We focus on helping them to further hone the skills they will need to be successful in the classroom, in the workforce, and in their communities. The mentoring model pairs young women with professional mentors for structured individualized career coaching, offers career focused flash mentoring, and places them in short term microinternships. As a result of their particpation in Step Up, 100% reported increased career-readiness, 97% of young adults reported increased confidence, and 86% reported increased connectedness.
Member programs: Step Up is able to deliver a high level of social-emotional support, career preparation, and mentorship through its Network of highly engaged mentors. Step Up member programs help the organization recruit new community members who leverage their resources on behalf of Step Up girls. Fueled with this additional people power, Step Up ensures all girls are on the pathway to achieve high school and post-secondary success and have the access to information, opportunities, and resources that will help them pursue and achieve their unique dreams of success. In 2022, more than 600 Step Up mentors representing a variety of industries and backgrounds brought a depth and diversity of experience and expertise to Step Up girls across the country.
Community engagement: Step Up's community engagement program develops and fosters sustained strategic collaborations that are both local and national in reach. They ensure successful engagement of external partners such as schools, community based organizations, and community leaders. In the coming years, Step Up's community engagement program will seek to engage more stakeholders and constituents across the country while deepening our impact in local communities where we live and serve. During the 21-22 school year, Step Up expanded its reach to 2 new communities, 21 new schools partners, leveraging 22 trained professionals to deliver our afterschool curriculum.

Who funds Step Up Womens Network (SUWN)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$287,131
Oath FoundationTo Support After-School Program and Mentoring Programs for High School Girl.$205,000
Ulta Beauty Charitable FoundationEducation$200,000
...and 35 more grants received totalling $1,314,177

Personnel at SUWN

Delores Druilhet MortonChief Executive Officer$244,574
Venus Devnani McClellandChief Product Officer / Chief Operating Officer$124,138
Ryan DenhamVice President , External Relations / Chief Adv Officer$145,474
Kathleen BaxterExecutive Director - La and Ny / Executive Director - Los Angeles and New York$141,535
Cordelia TullousPast Executive Director - Dallas and Chicago / Executive Director - Dallas and Chi / Managing Director - Dallas$117,247
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for SUWN

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,604,495
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$19,197
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-24,807
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,598,885

Form 990s for SUWN

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-05-26990View PDF
2019-122020-10-15990View PDF
2018-122019-12-20990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-11-06990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 21, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Pricewaterhousecoopers Charitable Foundation (PCCF)
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $56,250 from American Endowment Foundation
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Hopewell Fund
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $34,311 from The Plum Spring Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsMedia and communications organizationsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanitiesWomen and girls
Fundraising eventsNational levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
510 S Hewitt St 111
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Website URL
(213) 382-9161
Facebook page
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IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A31: Film, Video
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
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