RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that it will award $10 million in charitable contributions in 2014. The quarterly grants will support education, human services, arts, and economic/workforce development programs in key cities where the company has a strong business presence, including Philadelphia, Pa., Concord, N.H., Fort Wayne, Ind., Greensboro, N.C., Hartford, Conn., and Omaha, Neb.
In 2013, the Lincoln Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lincoln Financial Group, helped transform lives through these annual grants by making the following impact:
- 2.8 million youth served by education programs.
- 2.4 million individuals fed and sheltered.
- 3.2 million opportunities for access to the arts and arts education.
- 3 million job training opportunities.
“Lincoln has a rich tradition of investing in the communities where our employees live and work, and we are proud of that ongoing commitment,” said Nancy Rogers, senior vice president of corporate responsibility and president of the Lincoln Financial Foundation. “As a company, we believe that people can be their own Chief Life Officers – embracing opportunities and getting the most out of life for themselves and their loves ones. As a Foundation, we invest in opportunities to help people throughout our communities live this kind of life.”
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $207 billion as of December 31, 2013. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.
About Lincoln Financial Foundation
The Lincoln Financial Foundation, established in 1962, is a nonprofit organization formed and supported by Lincoln Financial Group. Under Lincoln Foundation guidelines, grants are made in the areas of arts, education, human services and economic/workforce development.