Community Involvement

Making a difference in our community is important to us because an investment in community is an investment in the future. We are dedicated to improving the community in which we live, work, and play, through active involvement and meaningful participation.

Foundation Donates $285,000
To Honor Top Volunteers

Every year, the Northwestern Mutual Foundation holds a competition that is open to more than 11,500 company financial representatives and interns from across America.

The Community Service Award program, in its 17th year, recognizes exemplary volunteer involvement and dedication to charitable organizations and philanthropic projects.

This year, the Foundation is donating $285,000 to 26 nonprofit organizations nationwide, honoring 26 financial representatives.

The Foundation is recognizing and honoring 25 "Outstanding Volunteers" for their achievements with a grant of $10,000 to each respective organization they represent.

Since the inception of the Community Service Award program, more than $3.5 million has been awarded to nonprofits around the country.

Our Philanthropy at a Glance

Over the years and every day, in service and giving, Northwestern Mutual employees from its field force have sought to make a difference in communities across the country:

  • In a decade - The Foundation has contributed $170 million to 1,400 nonprofit organizations serving communities nationwide.
  • In a year - The Northwestern Mutual Foundation provided $15 million in grants in 2010 to nonprofit organizations.
  • By the hour - More than 1,000 employees donate 30,000 hours each year to community volunteer efforts through group activities, mentoring, charity drives, and service on nonprofit boards.
  • Our partners - The Foundation partners with best-in-class nonprofit organizations that share our commitment to securing the future of children and developing our local economy.

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