At BlackRock, we are committed to building access to better futures for underserved individuals and communities. We partner with best in class organizations that use forward-thinking approaches to solve pressing social and environmental challenges.

Our approach

We apply our rigorous approach and our belief in innovation and technology to capitalize on initiatives that deliver outsized, long-term results for underserved individuals and their communities.

  • We seek to provide both financial support and in-kind resources to innovative partners.
  • We seek to support organizations working on groundbreaking solutions for today’s most pressing social challenges around the world.
  • We seek to uncover new opportunities through thought leadership that is built on the best of BlackRock.
  • We seek to scale our impact by meaningfully engaging our employees in: volunteer service, leadership training, matching gifts, and locally and globally directed giving.

Our areas of focus

1Building innovation: partnering with dynamic social enterprises putting innovation to work to accelerate social impact across a range of outcomes; from financial inclusion to food security.

 

2Building inroads: creating access to improved livelihoods for underserved populations, including immigrants, women and veterans, either through building skills or breaking barriers.

 

3Building infrastructure: creating pathways to innovative water and energy solutions at the household level.
 

 

4Building insight: joining with thought leaders to contribute additional rigor and analysis, expanding the realm of what’s possible in the social impact space.

Our partners

Philanthropy: Kiva partnership

We’re partnering with Kiva, a non-profit that connects grass roots entrepreneurs globally with the capital needed to start making local change.

Learn more about Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science.

We’re partnering with Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science education.

Philanthropy: Fast Forward partnership

We’re joining with Google.org and Omidyar Network to fund the Fast Forward accelerator.

Learn more about Village Capital, one of the world’s leading nonprofit accelerators for social enterprises.

We’re partnering with Village Capital, one of the world’s leading nonprofit accelerators for social enterprises.

Learn more about Echoing Green, a global fellowship for social entrepreneurs.

We’re partnering with Echoing Green, an organization that unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems.

 Learn more about Robin Hood, New York's largest private funder of schools, emergency food programs, homeless shelters and job training services.

We’re supporting Robin Hood through a series of of ‘Next-Gen’ Concerts in New York City.

 Learn more about Girls Who Code, summer immersion program.

We’re partnering with Girls Who Code to help inspire and train the next generation of female computer programmers.