Allianz Life Grants Support Local Youth Development and Inclusion

Grants empower Twin Cities youth through leadership and life skills programs

MINNEAPOLIS – Nov. 9 2021 – As part of its annual grant program, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has provided $350,000 to local organizations focused on youth development and inclusion. These funds were distributed to Twin Cities nonprofits with a focus on mentoring, leadership and development programs for racially and ethnically diverse youth.

“Our community partners are doing important work in helping to develop Twin Cities future leaders,” said Kenna Poppler, director of community engagement, Allianz Life. “These grants are an important way for Allianz Life to support youth in our state, and create lasting, impactful change in the community where we live and work.”

The following organizations received a 2021 grant:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
  • Bolder Options
  • Boys and Girls Club Twin Cities
  • Breakthrough Twin Cities
  • DinoMights
  • Genesys Works Twin Cities
  • Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc.
  • Mobile Hope
  • Northside Achievement Zone
  • Reading Partners
  • Special Olympics Minnesota
  • Summit Academy OIC
  • The Sanneh Foundation
  • Tubman
  • Washburn Center for Children
  • Way To Grow
  • Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE)
  • YMCA of the North
  • Youth and Family Circle

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.