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IICF Southeast Division Awards $473K in Grants to Nonprofits in Texas, Region
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Southeast Division has awarded $473,000 in community grants to 24 nonprofit organizations that champion the causes of children at risk, education and military veterans.
Representatives of these nonprofits received their grant checks from members of the IICF Southeast Board of Directors on April 9 at the annual IICF Southeast Division Grant Reception, this year hosted in Dallas at the offices of Zurich North America, one of IICF’s Key Partner Company supporters.
Since the 2012 founding of the IICF Southeast Division, over $3.2 million has been granted to more than 125 nonprofits in the region through the IICF Community Grants Program.
The Community Grants Program is funded in part by events throughout the year and supported by the insurance and business communities in Atlanta, Dallas and Houston and more
The IICF Georgia and Houston Chapters both host fall fundraising events as well, a carnival networking event and a sporting clay tournament, respectively. The Georgia Chapter has granted $358,000 since its inception three years ago and the Houston Chapter, which launched in late 2016, has already contributed $88,000 in the local Houston community.
In 2017, following the devastating natural disasters, insurance industry supporters contributed more than $630,000 to the IICF Disaster Relief Funds to help recovery throughout the Southeast and beyond.
IICF is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, having granted more than $30 million to nonprofit and charitable organizations and involving more than 100,000 insurance industry professionals in community volunteering.
The 24 grant recipients in the IICF Southeast Division for 2018 are as follows:
- Alliance for Children
- Camp Summit
- Catholic Charities of Fort Worth Veterans Program
- Children’s Advocacy Center of Colin County
- Children’s Health
- Con mi Madre
- Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center
- Foundation for C.H.O.I.C.E
- Gratitude Initiative
- Lakeshore Foundation
- Make A Wish North Texas
- Mi Escuelita
- Mobile Loaves & Fishes
- Operation Healing Forces
- Our Friends Place
- People’s Community Clinic
- Rainbow Days
- Soldier’s Angels
- Sons of the Flag
- Read2Win Tarrant County
- Team Rubicon
- The Toby Keith Foundation
- Vogel Alcove
Source: IICF Southeast Division