Our Communities

Vista Equity Partners and its Principals are committed to enabling people around the world to become their best selves. We are proud to partner with these dynamic regional, national and international organizations in furtherance of that mission.

Regional Organizations:

The Andy Roddick Foundation works with local Austin communities to create high-quality summer and after-school learning programs for area students.

The Armory Foundation serves New York City high school student athletes who need a helping hand to realize their full potential.

The Atlanta Academy’s vision is to provide young children in the Atlanta community with a nurturing environment where they may grow, develop, learn, and be equipped for future education.

The Austin Police Athletic League is designed to support at-risk youth by offering these children a safe place to gather and enjoy educational, social and athletic activities.

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is an outdoor museum for children to explore and learn nature, science, and art. The mission of the Museum is to ignite and advance creative thinking for all children. 

Child Advocates is a private non-profit organization that trains volunteers to become effective juvenile & family court appointed guardians ad litem.

Children’s Memorial Hospital was founded in 1882 as the first free-standing hospital in the country dedicated to the care of children and pediatrics.

The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas helps entrepreneurs and their teams build successful corporate cultures that contribute to their performance and the communities where they operate.

Habitat for Humanity East Bay creates successful homeownership opportunities for families with limited incomes in Alameda & Contra Costa Counties by building sustainable housing and revitalizing neighborhoods.

Helping Hand Home for Children provides a safe haven for children healing from physical and emotional abuse, neglect or abandonment.

The Lincoln Hills Experience is a youth empowerment program, which operates from one of the best fly fishing areas in the United States, and is operated directly by the Zoelimax Foundation.

The Manzano Mile, hosted by USA Olympian Leo Manzano, is an all-comers track meet consisting of individual mile and mile relay events.

NCSSM was the first public / residential high school for juniors and seniors that provided a specialized curriculum emphasizing science, mathematics and technology.

Rainier Scholars program provides academic, leadership, mentoring, and support programs for more than 350 minority students from the Seattle area.

The SFCASA program reflects a community will to improve quality of life, expand opportunity, and prevent delinquency for abused and neglected children in foster care.

Squash Drive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes academic, athletic, and personal growth through squash instruction, academic tutoring, fitness instruction, and community service.

St. Stephen’s Emerging Scholars Fund provides a path to college, starting in middle school, for low-income students who will be first-generation college graduates.

TAF is a Seattle-based nonprofit that was founded in 1996 to equip students of color for success in college and life through the power of a STEM education.

National Organizations:

The Cristo Rey Network is a 501(c)(3) organization comprised of 24 quality, Catholic, college preparatory high schools for urban youths with limited educational options.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis.

Forever Young Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization focused on passing on hope and resources for the development, strength, and education of children.

Girls Who Invest is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry.

The MLK Memorial Foundation commemorates the life and works for Dr. Martin Luther King, and promotes Dr. King’s fundamental and recurring messages of justice, democracy, hope, and love.

The National Association of Investment Companies serves to empower women and minorities to succeed as investment managers, and to encourage wealth creation in underserved markets through private equity investments.

New Image Youth Center aims to improve the lives of youth by providing an environment where students feel safe to dream, and to support the realization of dreams through programs designed to foster academic, social, and physical well-being.

Project Realize is a major undertaking of the Zoelimax Foundation focused on adopting and helping operating companies by sharing Vista Equity Partners’ proprietary business intelligence systems and best practices.

The RFK Center is dedicated to advancing global human rights through a variety of initiatives.

The Robert Toigo Foundation is the leading diversity leadership development program focused on the field of finance.

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship is the foremost resource for all students and alumni of University of Chicago’s Booth School as they pursue entrepreneurial endeavors and private equity careers.

The University of Pennsylvania Betty J. Costanza Endowment is the first women’s head coaching endowment in the University of Pennsylvania’s history.

Selected Platform Investments:

Global Wildlife Conservation is an organization that uses fact-based science to drive effective conservation efforts in order to protect threatened wildlife and habitats around the world.

The Menuhin Competition is an international violin competition for young violinists under the age of 22.

International Organizations:

The J/P Haitian Relief Organization is dedicated to saving lives and bringing sustainable programs to the Haitian people quickly and effectively.

The Koiyaki Guiding School provides local Maasai women with education in the tourism industry and in eco-friendly land management.

Rwanda Girls Initiative (RGI) was formed in 2008 with the mission of creating a replicable model girls secondary school in Rwanda.

Teach With Africa empowers students and teachers by bringing educators to South Africa to teach and learn.

Viviendas León works to alleviate rural poverty in Nicaragua and improve understanding through cultural exchange, service learning and travel.