Community Engagement

We are committed to being a long-term partner to the communities in which we live and work. This is a legacy we inherited from our founder more than 85 years ago and proudly continue today.

William Blair and its foundation provide financial support to hundreds of charities every year through its grants, sponsorships, and employee matching gifts program. We are also proud to support our signature Community Partners Program, through which we provide meaningful financial support and volunteerism.

In 2021, the firm and foundation donated nearly $3.6 million to over 1,000 charitable organizations. We expanded our signature Global Community Partners Program to all worldwide offices for 2022-2023 and have 23 partnerships supporting education, workforce development, food sustainability, and healthcare and human services. Each partnership is employee-led and creates impact in the communities where we live and work.

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Global Community Partners

We are proud of our signature Global Community Partners program, through which employees nominate organizations to receive catalytic financial support and significant volunteerism opportunities every two years.

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