MetLife Foundation Offers Financial Education Grants

metlifeThe MetLife Foundation, the giving arm of the nation’s largest insurance company, opens its grants program to support financial education programs to help low-income households and businesses become self-supporting and sustainable.

Deadline: Rolling.

The Foundation’s Financial Inclusion Grant Program supports nonprofit organizations in three funding categories. They are:

  • Access to Knowledge supports organizations with the ability to reach large numbers of underserved households around the world and work with them to develop financial strategies and capabilities to improve lives.
  • Access to Services focuses on organizations that deliver high-quality services like savings, microinsurance, and credit to individuals in need.
  • Access to Insights partners with researchers, academics, and non-governmental organizations to better understand the problems and potential solutions within the financial inclusion field.

Youth groups have benefited.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) won an empowerment grants to girls and young women to develop their fullest potential.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/m4r3hq5

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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