Help your community, your way, on your schedule:
When, where, and how it works for you.


In every community, there are people and companies willing to help neighbors in need if shown clear and credible steps. This help might be in the form of time, money, skills, merchandise, contacts, influence, or expertise. We match this willingness with nearby needs, helping established programs, and providing an easy way for volunteers and donors to find avenues of involvement in our community.


Signing up is easy! Check a few boxes to let us know your availability, skills, and interests and we’ll show you nearby projects that could use your help. It's that simple!



Volunteer Sign-Up

StepForward provides an easy and direct way to help you give back to your community. Register today — let us know about your skills, interests, and schedule — and we'll help you identify great nearby service opportunities.

Business Partnerships

There are plenty of ways for your business to help — you may have connections, excess time or inventory, expertise, or many other things that may be small to you but just what’s needed to help a project along.

Program Registration

We want to help your program or organization find the support it needs. Please answer a few questions to help us understand your service opportunity and we will notify you once it has been accepted for listing.

Thank you for visiting our new site! Please take a moment to let us know about your experience here.

Upcoming Events



StepForward is proud to welcome these participating programs!

Make a Gift to StepForward

StepForward is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. We accept monetary and material donations to support our operations, and the programs we help.


StepForward appreciates the support of these local businesses during our launch:

StepForward also thanks our board members for their generous service:

John Hobson
Lexington, Kentucky

Juliette Keller, D.M.D.
Lexington, Kentucky

Barry Schwartz
Lexington, Kentucky

Kristopher Steele
Cold Spring, Kentucky

Karl Steele
Lexington, Kentucky