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INVESTING IN OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY

Vista Equity Partners believes in giving back as a core value. Vista and its leadership, through their contributions to the organizations and foundations with which we work, are committed to strengthening our communities by investing in job training and opportunity, access to education, supporting the arts and culture, and protecting our health and environment. Vista, our employees, and our portfolio of companies are proud to support these dynamic regional, national, and international organizations to further our collective goals.

Partnership Highlights

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    Vista and Code.org: Empowering the Next Generation of Software Leaders

    At Vista, we believe that expanding computer science education is among the most important steps we can take to secure the success of the technologists, leaders, and creators of tomorrow. By hosting hands-on coding tutorials in partnership with Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to giving every student the opportunity to learn computer science, we aim to prepare the next generation for success in the digital workforce. Learn More About Our Partnership with Code.org
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    Girls Who Invest Expanding Reach to Boost Female Money Managers

    Girls Who Invest, a three-year-old program seeking to increase gender diversity in asset management and investment capital, has quadrupled its class size since 2016. The organization, which has programs at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, the University of Notre Dame, and online, has had almost 200 women attend on-campus classes and over 300 have used an online version of the program. In 2018, 120 college students completed a month-long money management boot camp before starting internships at one of the organization's 66 partner companies, including Rachel Simpson, who interned with partner Vista Equity Partners. Read More About Girls Who Invest
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    Providing Mentorship with Friends of the Children

    By pairing vulnerable children with long-term, full-time, paid professional mentors from kindergarten through high school graduation, Friends of the Children empowers children to break the cycles of generational poverty. At Vista, we believe increased opportunities for members of our communities can drive lasting change. Together, individuals and families of Vista Equity Partners have donated more than $650,000 to Friends of the Children to expand into Texas by opening its first chapter in Austin. The Austin chapter will focus on identifying children facing the highest risks living in the East Austin Crescent and concentrate on decreasing rates of substance abuse, incarceration, high school dropouts, and early parenting among participants. Learn more about Friends of the Children’s Austin Chapter
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    Vista Companies Fighting Classroom Hunger in India

    Vista, together with several of our companies in India, has partnered with the Akshaya Patra Foundation, pledging $1 million over five years to aid the Foundation’s mid-day meal plan. The meal plan provides free, nutritious mid-day meals to primary school children to help eliminate classroom hunger and malnutrition, attract more children to enroll in schools, and reduce dropout rates. The initial investment will be used to purchase trucks to transport meals to schools across 12 states in India. With $200,000 granted each year, these contributions will aid the delivery of meals to more than 80,000 students per day and over 18 million meals per year. Learn More About Vista’s Commitment
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    Vista Stands with America’s Communities Impacted by Natural Disaster

    At Vista, one of our core values is an uncompromising commitment to the communities in which we live and work. To date, members of the Vista family have donated over $1.75 million to local organizations on the frontlines of the rescue and rebuilding efforts in the wake of the Northern California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Learn More About Vista's Commitment
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    Diversifying the Asset Management Industry

    Girls Who Invest (GWI) is transforming the asset management industry by bringing more women into portfolio management and executive leadership roles. GWI takes a simple and practical approach to building a pipeline of talented and motivated young women. Through intensive educational programs and meaningful paid internships, GWI is creating a powerful and robust community of women who are prepared to succeed in the industry. For the second year in a row, Vista is proud to support GWI as a financial sponsor and host of summer interns. As a company, we stand behind the GWI mission to have 30 percent of the world’s investable capital managed by women by 2030. Learn More About Girls Who Invest

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