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BRIDLE UP HOPE joins national community of more than 150 social entrepreneur-led organizations in launch of ninth Catalyst Program cohort with the Stand Together Foundation.

ALPINE, UT, June 27, 2019Bridle Up Hope is proud to announce it has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s highly selective Catalyst Program, joining a growing national network of more than 150 nonprofit organizations working to break the cycle of poverty across America. With the addition of Bridle Up Hope and 14 other social entrepreneur-led nonprofits in its ninth program cohort, Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Network now tops more than 150 top-performing organizations across 46 states.

The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program offers organizational and leadership development along with peer networking, with the goal of helping transformative organizations grow and scale. Bridle Up Hope will have the opportunity to grow its impact through this highly selective six-month training and mentorship program.

“We are so thrilled and honored to become part of the Stand Together Catalyst Network. This partnership will enable us to deepen and scale our impact in and outside Utah, ultimately changing the lives of many more young women through our program," said Michael Sean Covey, Executive Director of Bridle Up Hope.

The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program brings together nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated success breaking barriers to help all people realize their potential. Through its training and mentorship program, Stand Together Foundation works with Catalyst partners to support, strengthen, and scale their work across six issue areas: Addiction and Mental Health; Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship; Housing and Homelessness; In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances; Workforce Development; and Youth and Education.

“This group of catalysts is creating and implementing innovative solutions that are transforming individuals, families and communities across the country. We are excited to see how they can greater their good in the fight against poverty,” said Evan Feinberg, Executive Director of Stand Together Foundation.

Stand Together Foundation’s newest cohort will join 141 existing Catalysts and will kick off on September 16. Bridle Up Hope joins 14 other high-performing nonprofits across the country:

Bridle Up Hope (Alpine, UT)

The Artist Outreach (Dallas, TX)

iFoster (Truckee, CA)

Mile High Workshop (Denver, CO)

Brigid’s Path (Kettering, OH)

Poetic (Dallas, TX)

LIFT (Washington, DC)

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (Chicago, IL)

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (Milpitas, CA)

Prison Entrepreneurship Program (Houston, TX)

Prison University Project (San Quentin, CA)

Four Bands (Eagle Butte, SD)

Hustle PHX (Phoenix, AZ)

The Life of a Single Mom (Baton Rouge, LA)

A Second U Foundation (New York, NY)

About Bridle Up Hope

Bridle Up Hope is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation with the mission to inspire hope, confidence, and resilience in young women through equestrian training. Bridle Up Hope provides life-changing equestrian programs for young women in Utah, the Netherlands, and the Caribbean, with plans for dozens of new chapter locations in the coming years.

About Stand Together Foundation Stand Together Foundation is breaking the cycle of poverty by supporting the creative solutions of individuals and communities around the country. Our goal is to help effective, high-performing social entrepreneurs maximize impact—to help them help more—by bringing a business-like approach to the social sector. The result is a vetted Catalyst Network of some of the most highly effective and top-performing non-profits in the U.S. that are helping people in poverty transform their lives. Learn more at




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