IICF Horizon Award Gala will be held in an indoor space at the Majestic Downtown in Los Angeles. IICF continues to monitor the recommendations and mandates in accordance with the CDC, the State of California, Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles.  Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask and socially distance. Please do not attend if you are suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. All guests will be asked to sign a waiver in advance of the event.

Who it Benefits

Step Up makes a big impact in communities

Charities of Choice Chosen by Winners

The individual and team competition winners will be invited to choose a charity* to receive an IICF grant.
1st Prize for Individual and Team Winners: $1,000 grant (2 awarded)
2nd Prize for Individual and Team Winners: $500 grant  (2 awarded)

Drawing for Additional Grant

Individuals and teams meeting the minimum stepping amount** will be entered into a drawing for the opportunity to designate a smaller grant to their charity of choice.
Minimum Steps Drawing Winner: $250 grant (1 awarded)

Children's Relief Fund & Revitalising Communities Fund

The IICF International Step Up Challenge will benefit children and families in need, and help revitalize communities, throughout the US and UK. More than $1.8 million in grants have been awarded through the IICF Children’s Relief Fund in the US and Revitalizing Communities Fund in the UK, helping to deliver more than 2.8 million meals to hundreds of thousands of children and families struggling with hunger.

*Nonprofit and charitable organizations to be vetted prior to grant awards to ensure compliance with IICF standards.
**Participants can track a wide variety of activities to be converted to steps within the challenge platform.

2024 Grant Recipients