MetLife Modifies Giving, Will Focus on Underserved

The MetLife Foundation has developed new priorities for the foundation’s Financial Inclusion Grants. The foundation awards grants to programs reaching large numbers of underserved households and working with them to develop financial strategies and resources to empower them and their communities to realize their dreams. Nonprofits are eligible.

Deadline: Requests are accepted and reviewed throughout the year.

The foundation previously accepted unsolicited funding proposals for several other types of activities. Now, it is focusing all of its unsolicited funds on this opportunity.Funding: the foundation anticipates that it will provide $200 million over the next five years for awards. Contact, metlifefoundation@metlife.com.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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