Insurance Foundation Awards Grants in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri
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IICF is a national foundation committed to positively impacting communities at the local level. As such, the Foundation maintains a philosophy of reinvesting funds back into the areas in which funds were initially raised.
"The insurance industry is committed to supporting the communities we serve," said
Receiving one of the Midwest Division's first community grants is buildOn, an afterschool program that empowers urban youth to transform their neighborhoods through intensive community service and change the world by building schools in some of the economically poorest countries in the world.
"When urban youth realize the power they have to change lives, whether through local service or by building schools, they elevate expectations for their communities and for themselves," said
Alongside buildOn, inaugural Midwest grantees include: Annie's Legacy, Bears Care, Bernie's
The Midwest Division focuses grant making in the areas of education, safety, and health. For additional information regarding the Midwest Division grant focus areas, please visit www.iicf.org.
The IICF helps communities and enriches lives by combing the collective strengths of the insurance industry to provide grants, volunteer service and leadership. Founded in 1994, the Foundation serves the