As a trusted, long-term partner for borrowers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, William Blair is committed to helping clients find the optimal solution for their financing needs.


By providing innovative financial structuring and marketing techniques, we have helped not-for-profit organizations across the country overcome the challenges of providing affordable, quality services.

Our bankers have a strong understanding of the complex challenges facing administrators and a keen ability to identify debt management options that will meet our clients’ needs.

We have helped institutions finance a wide range of projects, including administrative and clinical facilities, academic and research buildings, student housing, and athletic facilities. For these projects we have used a variety of financing structures, including taxable and tax-exempt, fixed and variable rate, long term and short term, traditional debt, and lease financings.

Our not-for-profit clients include:

  • Colleges and universities
  • Independent schools
  • Cultural organizations
  • Hospitals and healthcare providers
  • Student, low-income, and senior housing providers
  • Charitable and community service organizations

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