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MetLife Foundation | Acting Globally and Locally

The Foundation remains committed to being a positive force in every community where we work.
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MetLife Foundation was founded in 1976 to continue MetLife’s long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement. While financial inclusion is our global focus, we are proud to sponsor initiatives in other philanthropic areas. Our impact expands beyond the financial health of our communities to support for medical research, arts and cultural institutions, disaster relief, and civic initiatives . 

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MetLife Foundation was founded in 1976 to continue MetLife’s long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement. While financial inclusion is our global focus, we are proud to sponsor initiatives in other philanthropic areas. Our impact expands beyond the financial health of our communities to support for medical research, arts and cultural institutions, disaster relief, and civic initiatives . 

MetLife Foundation | In Our Communities

MetLife Foundation was founded in 1976 to continue MetLife’s long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement.
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While financial inclusion is our global focus, we are proud to sponsor initiatives in other philanthropic areas. Our impact expands beyond the financial health of our communities to support for medical research, arts and cultural institutions, disaster relief, and civic initiatives . The Foundation remains committed to being a positive force in every community where we work.

Learn more about our commitment to our communities in the MetLife Foundation Annual Report 2015 

MetLife Foundation | A Message from the President

From the desk of A. Dennis White President & CEO, MetLife Foundation
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We're emphasizing what we call "edu-action" – the chance to put healthy financial behaviors into practice.

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We're emphasizing what we call "edu-action" – the chance to put healthy financial behaviors into practice.

MetLife Foundation Commits $240,000 to Build an Interactive Financial Services Map

Online Map Produced by University of Kansas and University of Michigan
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MetLife Foundation announced a new program where researchers from University of Kansas and University of Michigan will lead a project to build a web-based, interactive map showing where financial services are located in communities across the United States and how the locations of these services affect individuals’ financial opportunity.

MetLife Foundation to support Access Academy Program at Asian University for Women

Foundation’s grant will provide more educational opportunities to socially and economically disadvantaged women
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Hong Kong, May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Asian University for Women (AUW) and MetLife Foundation announced today that MetLife Foundation will support AUW’s collegiate bridge-year program – Access Academy. This one-year flagship program helps prepare students for AUW’s rigorous, American-style undergraduate studies and also aims to recruit talented women who may have had limited access to high quality education.

MetLife Foundation Makes Significant Progress Towards $200 Million, Five Year Commitment to Financial Inclusion

Nearly $100 Million Disbursed by Year Three To Advance Financial Inclusion Around the Globe
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NEW YORK, Thursday, April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, MetLife Foundation released its 2015 Annual Report, highlighting its activities and showcasing a broad array of partners, grantees and activities.

MetLife Foundation and Verb Announce Global Competition to Improve Financial Services for the Underserved

MetLife employees will serve as judges and executive mentors, donating volunteer time to advance financial inclusion
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NEW YORK, March. 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced today, the launch of “Inclusion Plus,” a global competition for entrepreneurs, non-profits and companies focused on addressing the financial health needs of low to moderate income households.

Metlife Foundation and Accion Launch New Management Training Program to Provide More than 1 Million Microfinance Clients in China with Better Services

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BEIJING, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Accion, with the support of the MetLife Foundation and in partnership with the Chinese Association of Microfinance (CAM), announced today the launch of its International Microfinance Management and Leadership Program. The new program aims to develop management and leadership capacity in microfinance in China. Through this program, Accion plans to extend the reach and quality of financial services and products to underserved entrepreneurs and communities throughout the country.

D2D Secures New Funding from MetLife Foundation for Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund

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February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Doorways to Dreams (D2D) is pleased to announce the 2016 launch of its Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund.  The $3 million Fund has secured grants from generous funders to support D2D’s ground breaking work to develop and scale a next generation of practical tools to dramatically improve the financial security of economically vulnerable Americans.

Last month, MetLife Foundation joined other D2D funders including the Ford Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation by awarding D2D a grant of $1 Million.

Steps India Must Take to Achieve Financial Inclusion

By The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
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Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

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