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 paraphernalia||Faith-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|