BRAVE STEP MISSION

Brave Step strengthens men and women impacted by sexual abuse through inspiration, education and personalized care.

 

OUR VISION

Brave Step's vision is to inspire individuals to take the brave step; educate the person, family and community on the effects of abuse; and provide personalized care that will help them live a life free from the constraints of abuse. 

 

OUR STORY

Brave Step was established as a nonprofit in 2014 by a survivor of sexual abuse, who found hope and healing through her own experience in therapy. She made a commitment to provide such service to those who do not have access to such services or cannot afford them

The organization has an exceptional Board of Directors and Advisory Board that is dedicated to its success and helping others. 

In January 2015, Brave Step earned a spot in the coveted SEED20 Class of 2015, which provided a platform to officially launch the organization. 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Brave Step values your support, and therefore, takes your privacy seriously. Accordingly, Brave Step has developed this Privacy Policy in order to explain how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and make use of personal information. 

Please read our Privacy Policy:

  • Brave Step will not sell, rent, trade or share a donor's personal information with anyone else unless that is necessary to fulfill a service or request. 
  • Additionally, the organization will not send mailings to a donor on behalf of other organizations.
  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.


Brave Step is committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

 

FINANCIALS

CORPORATE DOCUMENTS

The documents below outline various corporate policies that are important to Brave Step's operations. 

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