Community Grants & Sponsorships

For more than a century, Williams has strengthened the communities where we operate. Following the footsteps of the Williams family legacy, we continue to be active, involved and passionate community leaders. We center our community giving strategy on energizing and engaging employees while growing targeted skills, strengthening communities where we do business and increasing the odds of successful business execution.

Grant application submissions must be received three weeks prior to the review month to be included in the quarterly review; otherwise, they will be considered during the next quarter’s review. Applications are reviewed in February, May, August and November; submission deadlines are January 10, April 10, July 10 and October 10.

Eligible Organizations/Expenses Ineligible Organizations/Expenses
Organizations in Williams operating areas Organizations outside a Williams community
Requests that provide a public benefit Requests that benefit an individual
Arts & Humanities organizations An organization known to discriminate against employees and/or clients based on age, color, disability, sex, race/ethnicity, national origin or sexual orientation
County or state organizations such as volunteer fire departments Churches, places or worship or organizations with the tax status of a church
Faith-based organizations that provide essential human services without requiring service recipients to participate in religious activities and/or receive religious instruction or paraphernaliaFaith-based organizations, including schools, that require service recipients to participate in religious activities and/or receive religious instruction or paraphernalia
Environmental programs Non-academic fraternities and sororities
Health & Human Service organizations Requests to cover travel costs, accommodations, memberships, dues or entry fees for an individual or group
Libraries Sports teams or leagues not affiliated with a school or a 501(c)(3) organization
Public primary, secondary and post-secondary educational institutions and trade schools Trade or business associations, fraternal or labor organizations or political causes
Youth extracurricular activities, such as 4-H  

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