Baker Tilly Foundation Doubles Grants for Annual Giving Campaign

Ten Baker Tilly team member-nominated nonprofit organizations (2 times more than prior years) receive $10,000 Baker Tilly Wishes grants.

CHICAGO (Jan. 18, 2021) – The Baker Tilly Foundation announces recipients of its fourth annual Baker Tilly Wishes – a campaign where team members nominate nonprofit organizations to receive a $10,000 donation and 40 hours of volunteer time.

This year’s 10 recipients — double the number this year — include:

A Place for Hope – Moorhead, Minnesota
Boomer Esiason Foundation – New York City
Boys & Girls Club of Buena Park – Buena Park, California
Cara Chicago – Chicago
Children's Craniofacial Association – Dallas
Joy’s House – Indianapolis
Omega House - Hospice/Medical Respite – Houston
Reading Public Library Foundation – Reading, Pennsylvania
SecureFutures – Milwaukee
Veterans Village of San Diego – San Diego

“This challenging year left us all looking for ways to connect to each other and to something bigger. Our team members were clear in their desire to help our communities,” Baker Tilly Foundation President and Chairman Jennifer Soltis said. “We are thrilled to be able to double our Wishes impact this year, growing from five to 10 Wishes granted, and we are proud to support these deserving organizations.” 

The Baker Tilly Wishes campaign is part of the firm’s broader annual holiday giving, which includes many local office efforts, such as drives for food, toys and gifts for families in need. Additionally, the firm provides each team member with a charitable gift card to bestow on their nonprofit organization of choice.

This year, driven by overwhelming support from team members, the Baker Tilly Foundation also matched team members’ donations to raise $90,000 in support of COVID-19 relief and racial equity initiatives. In total, the firm donated $299,500 through this year’s giving programs to organizations across the globe. 

Baker Tilly’s holiday giving program embraces causes supported by team members in the communities where they live and work. It is an extension of the firm’s H.E.R.O (Helping Enrich Relationships through Outreach) program, which gives team members paid time off to support causes they care about.

About the Baker Tilly Foundation 

The Baker Tilly Foundation is Baker Tilly’s nonprofit, private foundation to drive greater impact in three philanthropic areas of education, health and wellness and human services. Visit to learn more about the Baker Tilly Foundation.  

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