Allianz Life Announces New Youth Development and Inclusion Grant Program

Grants Will Help Support Programs That Empower and Inspire Youth

MINNEAPOLIS – September 11, 2018 – To help support and empower young Minnesotans, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) has announced its new Youth Development and Inclusion Grant program.

To kick off the program, Allianz life has given $150,000 in grants to six Twin-Cities nonprofits. These grants will help support programs that help youth in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota develop life and leadership skills and empower them to reach their full potential.

“This is a new focus area for us and something we care about deeply,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “Supporting youth so they feel valued, empowered and included is important in building a strong, diverse, and vibrant community where young people can thrive and be successful.”

The following nonprofits received a Youth Development and Inclusion Grant:

The grant program will conduct its inaugural application process in the spring of 2019, when nonprofits can submit entries for consideration. Special consideration will be given to programs that are inclusive of diverse youth, and are able to illustrate program results.

The new Youth Development and Inclusion Grants adds a third focus area to the Allianz Life Community Relations program, which also includes senior services and financial literacy.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® in 2019, has been keeping its promises since 1896 by helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuity and life insurance products. In 2018, Allianz Life provided $2.8 billion in benefit payments that helped policyholders’ achieve their financial goals. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.