About StepChange Partners

StepChange (noun): a shift in strategy, approach or model, especially one that results in significant improvement or increase in impact.


StepChange Partners helps passionate people with big ideas to change the world.       We work with philanthropists and social entrepreneurs who seek stepchange results in impact. Like our clients, we are hungry for reach and scale and we seek the highest impact returns on each dollar deployed. What’s more, we have fun doing it.


High-level facilitation

Executive retreats,  feasibility studies, situation analysis, theory of action or change, mission and vision development, prioritization for long-term and short-term planning

Strategic Philanthropy Consulting

Bold and creative approaches to support your grantmaking framework, responsive to promising new organizations as well as to established institutions.

Business concepting and planning

Social impact ideation and concepting; prioritization to specific courses of action; social-impact unit analysis, qualitative market research, earned-revenue development and financial modeling

Strategic Fundraising

Consulting philosophy with demonstrated success that integrates special initiatives, capacity building, strategic planning, and social impact.

Execution and deployment

Connecting teams and organizations through professional and personal networks; execution support including conference planning, logistics and communications.

In each of these areas we work closely with our clients to hone and execute big ideas and concepts into workable, impactful and economically viable social impact