Allianz Life Gives $350,000 for Local Youth Development and Inclusion Grants

Funds Will Help Support Programs That Empower and Inspire Minnesota Youth

MINNEAPOLIS – Oct. 1, 2019 – To help support and empower young Minnesotans, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) has announced it granted $350,000 to eighteen Minnesota nonprofits. The Allianz Life Youth Development and Inclusion Grants, started in 2018, 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.

“Building a diverse, inclusive and vibrant community where young people can thrive sets them – and our state – up for continued success into the future,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “These grants are a recognition of the vital work that the recipients are doing to make a difference for kids and teens from the Midway area of St. Paul and throughout Greater Minnesota.”

The following nonprofits received a two-year Youth Development and Inclusion Grant:

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

Learn more information about Allianz Life’s giving programs and ongoing commitment to supporting the Twin Cities community at

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® and one of the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies®, 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 2020, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $10.1 billion. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with approximately 150,000 employees in more than 70 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field® in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.