Baird Foundation Annual Report 2018 | Page 5

UNITED WAY United Way mobilizes communities to support millions of people and make impactful change in the areas we serve. With a focus on education, financial stability and health, the organization fosters a basis for a good quality of life. This year, many of Baird’s participating locations ran their United Way campaigns at the same time in order to concentrate our efforts. In addition to a high participation rate, many Baird associates contribute at the Tocqueville level, which represents individuals who have given $10,000 or more annually to United Way. 92 % of associates donated* 2.8 million $ total United Way contribution by Baird and its associates 40 participating Baird locations In 2018, Baird Foundation made an impact in nearly all 50 states. While the Foundation doesn’t make contributions to organizations outside of the U.S., Baird is a global firm and supports the efforts of our associates overseas to give back to the communities where they live and work. * Participation rate reflects giving in Milwaukee, Chicago and Seattle. BAIRD IN THE COMMUNITY At Baird, we believe giving back isn’t just the right thing to do – it’s at the core of what it means to call a community home. Visit to view our commitment to community. UNITED PERFORMING ARTS FUND (UPAF) Southeast Wisconsin is fortunate to be the home of an exceptional performing arts community, which helps sustain and grow talent and diversity. 86% of associates donated* to UPAF and a total of $465,846 was contributed by Baird and its associates. * The UPAF campaign is run in Milwaukee. 4