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|MetLife Foundation was set up in 1976 by MetLife, Inc., the leader and global insurance giant and one of the leading financial providers. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company is not a one-sided financial insurance company. But always take an active part in any social and public works, such as charity & donation programs, giving scholarship, grant, award, etc, for the needy ones. Apart from its involvement in the social and community events the banking and insurance products and services from the company is a great help to fulfill the citizens’ dreams. The objective of establishing MetLife Foundation is to extend its longstanding of contributions and community participation in the field of supporting several health and welfare, educational, civic and cultural organizations. Education for all age group and a commitment to gain access and opportunity like free from diseases (Alzheimer, mental fitness and aging) are the underlying focus of this Foundation's programs.
MetLife Foundation Grants
MetLife Foundation grants are given to the outstanding social organizations for their contribution in the welfare and well-being of the communities. Any organizations who meet the eligibility criteria can go for an online grant application for their organization from the relevant source.
Then the requests of grant applications will be carefully reviewed and evaluated by MetLife Foundation along with the Board of Directors. For the year 2010, the MetLife Foundation Grants goes to Twelve Local Food Banks. In response to the community works done by Food Banks and their partners, Dennis White (the President and CEO of MetLife Foundation) cited as “We are pleased to support their work, which is vital to community health and well-being. Food banks and their partners play a critical role in meeting the needs of communities’ most vulnerable residents – children, older adults, and the economically disadvantaged.”
The MetLife Foundation Healthy Kids is a special program for the children to make them stay healthy and strong in the entire world. They also have a Creative Aging Program to develop and expand their participation in the arts programs for older adults. The MetLife Foundation has lent the helping hands to the National Staff Development Council's Standards for Staff Development.
MetLife Foundation Awards
MetLife foundation awards can be categorized into many ways. They recognize and give awards for excellence in Affordable Housing, research in Alzheimer's disease, and Outstanding Educators and Citizens through MetLife Foundation Ambassadors in Education Award Program including Community College Excellence award for the colleges recognize for service to students, communities and service through innovation. MetLife Foundation has grants and awards for Out-of-School Time Initiative.
The MetLife Foundation in collaboration with the LISC is worked for the innovative partnerships between citizens and police to promote neighborhood safety and resurgence through the MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards Program. The contact information for MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards Program is 212-455-9800.
The MetLife Foundation address is located at New York (NY), USA. More information can also be obtained by contacting their officer who is given below with the corresponding phone numbers.
Anyone who wishes to find more information about MetLife Foundation logo, RFP (Request for Proposals) and form 990 can log in to their authentic website or enquire from a nearby branch office.