Become a Partner


Instructions for Partnership:

To consider becoming a business partner, please review all 4 documents below. Then request a GEAR UP presentation/conference call by emailing Therese Cisneros-Remington at or call (760) 744-1150 ext.3680. Documents 3 (Letter of Support) and 4 (Partner I.D. Form) must be completed, signed, and returned for approval. Upon completion, we will post your logo/business name with a link on our Partnership page. Please contact Therese for any concerns.

Thank you for your consideration to promote a stronger and smarter workforce, focusing on S.T.E.M. careers.

Business Partner Document PDFs:

Business Outreach Letter  |  Fact Sheet  |  Letter of Support  |  Partner I.D. Form


Download a PDF of the PowerPoint Presentation HERE


Business Partnership Opportunities:

  1. Promote your business through Speakers Forum: enhance a smarter and stronger workforce.
  2. Participate in Job Shadow Day and/or Internship for a week.
  3. “Business In-Kind” are worth money to our partnership grant.
  4. Your logo and link on our partnership web page.
  5. Get your Business Profile in our G.U.S.T.O. newsletter.
  6. Be a guest on the “Students GEAR UP for College” Palomar College radio show.
  7. Interact with our 5,081 families.
  8. Financial donations are Tax Deductible.
  9. Support students who are first in their family to attend college and get a 4 year degree.
  10. Collaborate with on-going Chamber and local Commerce events.