Our Success Is Created Through Partnerships

Upswell is grounded in the belief that when people connect, they share, learn, innovate. We depend on strong partnerships to achieve our shared goals – among organizations, participants, and sponsors. We are pleased to offer a range of partnership opportunities. Investors will be acknowledged in six major categories, with suggested benefits and visibility opportunities available at each level.

The Upswell team looks forward to working with you to craft a partnership package that leverages your expertise and experience, matches your program and issue interests, meets your needs for connection and visibility, and is within your budget.

The Upswell Community

Upswell is for anyone who believes in a society where every person can thrive. Powered by Independent Sector, we’re a diverse and vast community of relentless changemakers. Nonprofit and foundation professionals, organizational leaders, philanthropists, innovators, artists, corporate citizens, community activists, and social entrepreneurs of every kind of mission for good. Creating a healthy and racially equitable nation will require nothing less than the absolute best that each of us has to offer – including you.

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attendees participated from 48 states and 14 countries

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of attendees were from nonprofit/ charitable organizations

Upswell 2021 Partnership Opportunities

We’re Excited to Connect!

With Upswell 2021 fast approaching, we’re eager to quickly design a partnership that connects your mission to huge network of changemakers across the country. Please reach out.

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Upswell, powered by Independent Sector, is a community of thousands of engaged, passionate, and diverse changemakers – and the energy is constantly buzzing.

Join our digital stream to hear the latest news about Upswell 2021, explore stories of good from across the country, and get a new perspective on what comes next for the social sector.