Our Founding Partners have been with us from the start. They helped produce the groundbreaking film and launch the social action campaign that became a global movement. Their support, financial and otherwise, gave rise to the mutually beneficial, collaborative relationships that still thrive today.

  • The Documentary Group
  • Intel (Strategic Partner)
  • Vulcan (Production Partner)


Our Impact Partners are international civil society organizations with proven records of providing life-changing services to girls every day. They work diligently with girls, their families and communities to create a better future for all. By hosting film screenings, advocating for girls and girls’ education, and providing services and programming to directly improve girls’ lives, our impact partnerships are a critical part of the Girl Rising campaign.

  • A New Day Cambodia
  • CARE
  • Girl Up/UN Foundation
  • Let Girls Learn
  • Partners in Health
  • Plan
  • Room to Read
  • Study Hall Educational Foundation
  • World Vision

Girl Rising ENGAGE Partners

These Impact Partners are working with Girl Rising to directly mobilize women, men and youths in our three target countries. They use Girl Rising materials and resources to encourage concrete actions that help girls get to and stay in school.

  • Equal Access Nigeria
  • Fondation Hirondelle
  • HPP-Congo
  • IMA World Health
  • Save the Children India
  • The Kano State Agency for Mass Education
  • U.S. Embassy Public Affairs


Our Strategic Partners strengthen Girl Rising in myriad ways, including financial investment, employee engagement and in-kind support. They are leaders in their fields: household names who have chosen Girl Rising and embrace and endorse our message. Their contributions, as disparate as our partners themselves, make a tremendous collective difference to our campaign and for girls everywhere.

  • Bobbi Brown
  • Censeo
  • Clinton Global Initiative
  • CIEE
  • Fledgling Fund
  • Ford Foundation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • HP
  • Nike Foundation
  • Skoll Foundation


A film’s impact is contingent upon its audience. Our Distribution Partners ensure that Girl Rising continues to reach the largest possible number of viewers in every type of venue. With their help, Girl Rising has been already been shown in theatres, boardrooms and classrooms and on campuses and television screens worldwide.

  • CNNFilms
  • Gathr Films
  • Roco Films
  • Cinedigm
  • Star Plus

Mission Allies

Our Mission Allies engage their employees and clients worldwide by hosting screenings of Girl Rising and sharing other campaign content in their global offices. These screenings and other related events provide companies the opportunity to engage more deeply with market segments important to their core businesses, while also empowering employees to invest in company CSR efforts.

  • Bank of America
  • Charles Schwab
  • Cisco
  • Facebook
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • LinkedIn
  • Salesforce
  • Tupperware


Support from individual philanthropists has been vital to making Girl Rising possible. Their generous funding has helped to grow our campaign and drive measurable change for millions of girls around the world

To learn more about how you can support Girl Rising, please email