Reduce inequalities to achieve a more equitable and sustainable future for all.
“Our work in the community speaks to who TIAA is—an organization driven to bring change through service, environmental stewardship and philanthropy.”
Laura Turner Head of Corporate Social Responsibilty
One way we live our values is to Be the Change in the communities where we live and work to build a better world.
Participate with your work team to support a community partner. There are many in-person and virtual opportunities; from teaching financial education, cleaning up streams to e-mentoring.
Donate to a nonprofit, including disaster relief organizations, and TIAA will match your donations up to $3,500 annually.
Volunteer at a nonprofit and direct funds, in the form of a company donation, to a cause you believe in up to $5,000 annually.
Our 2022 engagement
Associates in action
We put our unwavering dedication to our clients into action through our work in the community.
Racing Against Isms
Our commitment to being the change continues to inspire many, including our clients. That's why we were excited to expand our fight against racism, sexism and all "isms" negatively impacting society by partnering with higher education clients to hold a Race Against Isms on their campuses.
Charlotte, NC and Denver, CO
Improving Access to Financial Fluency
Unite Business Resource Group members volunteer with the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) to translate financial education videos and learning materials into Spanish.
New York, NY
Improving the Emerald Trail
Volunteer Council members arranged a project with Groundwork Jacksonville to pick up trash and mulch the bioswales. Groundwork Jacksonville is the city's primary nonprofit organization specifically created to clean and redevelop Jacksonville's Emerald Trail and convert contaminated land into parks, playgrounds, trails, and other public greenspace. Jacksonville, FL
Associates participated with Space to Grow, to transform underutilized schoolyards in low-income Chicago communities into vibrant playgrounds with sustainable architecture and gardens.