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The Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) works every day to connectempower and mobilize the next generation of diverse business and civic leaders. Founded in 2007, we are a 21st century leadership development organization with over 1,500 individual members, a statewide network of 15,000 partners and 70 corporate members spanning industry sectors.  Your contribution will help support, expand, and strengthen CUP’s programs, as well as increase our impact.

 We cannot do this work without you.

Donate to CUP

Please make a tax-deductible donation to CUP. Your generosity will increase CUP’s capacity to deliver our programs, support a pipeline of leadership for men and women professionals of color, and ensure that CUP begins its 5th year successfully.


  • Make Your Gift Monthly: Your consistent support of CUP allows us to better plan our leadership development programs and forums throughout the year. To make tax-deductible monthly donations of $10, $20, $30 or any amount to CUP, click here.
  • Via Check: To make a donation by mail, please print this form and send with your credit card information, a check, or a money order payable to “Council of Urban Professionals” to: The Council of Urban Professionals, Attn: Samantha E. Erskine, Director of Development, 55 Exchange Place, Suite 401 , New York, NY 10005.
  • Corporations and Foundations: To become a corporate or foundation funder of CUP, please contact Samantha E. Erskine, Director of Development, at 646.619.5187 or
  • Donations of Stock: When you transfer ownership of stock to CUP, you receive a charitable deduction for their full market value (selling price) and you avoid capital gains tax (subject to IRS deduction limits). Stock gifts are a common way for donors to contribute to 501(c)(3) organizations without depleting financial resources. To make a donation of stock to CUP, please contact Samantha E. Erskine, Director of Development, at 646.619.5187 or