Step Up on Second’s Foundation and Corporate Giving programs focus on acquiring, renewing, and upgrading foundation and corporate partnerships.
As part of a comprehensive grant management strategy, the professional staff of the Office of Development research government, institutional, community, and national funders; write and submit funding proposals; acknowledge foundation and corporate donors; and manage reporting timelines.
We gratefully acknowledge the following Step Up on Second Foundation partners:
Raymond and Barbara Alpert Foundation
Attias Family Foundation
Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund
Boomer Family Fund
California Community Foundation
The California Endowment
California HealthCare Foundation
California Wellness Foundation
Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
Carol & James Collins Foundation
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Carl and Roberta Deutsch Foundation
Dolphin Change Program Fund
ECHO – Employees Charitable Organization of Northrop Grumman
Employees Community Fund of Boeing
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Entertainment Industry Foundation
Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Fund
Food for All Foundation
The Gonda Family Foundation
Henry L. Guenther Foundation
William H. Hannon Foundation
Fred L. Hartley Family Foundation
Ernest G. Herman Foundation
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
George Hoag Family Foundation
Jewish Community Foundation
KPFK Radio Pacfica Foundation
Michael D. Levin & Joanne Levin Foundation
Dora Freedman Levit Fund for People
Liberty Hill Foundation
Local Independent Charities
Los Angeles Clippers Foundation
Los Angeles Women’s Foundation
B.C. McCabe Foundation
Chauncey & Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation
Gloria Neidorf Charitable Foundation
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Peter Norton Family Foundation
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Prudential California Realty Foundation
Lee and Lawrence J. Ramer Foundation
Rotary Club of Santa Monica
S. Mark Taper Foundation
Saint John’s Health Center
Saint Matthew’s Thrift Shop
Santa Monica Rotary Club Foundation
The Sequoia Foundation
Sidney Stern Memorial Trust
Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation
United Way Partner Organization
David Vickter Foundation
Frederick R. Weisman Philanthropic Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation
Corporate support comes to Step Up on Second through sponsorships of the ART HEALS GALLERY; company sponsored employee payroll deduction programs; and corporate underwriting of Step Up on Second holiday meals and more. Many Westside businesses are already affiliated with and/or supporting Step Up on Second. Development staff is continually identifying corporations with shared area(s) of charitable interest, their fiscal year/annual budgeting process, and their personnel making the charitable giving decisions.
A heartfelt thank you to the following Step Up on Second Corporate partners:
Aecom Tech Corp
Albertson’s Grocery Store
American Film Marketing Association
Bayside District Corporation
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Bovitz Research Group
California Municipal Finance Authority
City National Bank
Creative Artist Agency
Fairbank & Vincent
First Federal Bank of California
Frugal Phil’s Factory Frame Outlet
Gelson’s The Super Market
Harding Larmore Mullen Jakle Kutcher & Kozal LLP
Hillcrest Insurance, Inc.
Hollywood Foreign Press Assoc.
Marc Jacobs International
Menn, Van Kuik & Walker, Inc.
Morley Group, Inc. Charitable Foundation
Musick, Peeler & Garrett, LLP
Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein, LLP
Northern Trust Bank of California
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Pacific Rim Printers
Pugh Scarpa Architecture
Ralph’s Grocery Store
Royalty Auto Body, Inc.
Rubin Norman A. & Associates
Rubin Postaer & Associates
Santa Monica Place
Sauer & Wagner LLP
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Striker Publishing, Inc.
The Capital Group
The Flower Box
The Siegel Group, Inc.
United Behavorial Health
Upham Realty Company
Warner Music Group Services/Rhino Entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Whole Foods Market
Workstation Industries, Inc.
Contact Kimm Baersch, Grants Coordinator, at (310) 576-1308 x245, or send an e-mail via our contact form.