LETTING KIDS BE KIDS

The Northwestern Mutual Foundation mission is to improve the lives of children and families in need through financial support, volunteerism and collaboration with community partners to build stronger communities. We have two focus areas:

Image of children smiling.

We believe in a future without childhood cancer

Since 2012, our employees and financial professionals are committed to accelerating the search for a cure for childhood cancer while providing support to families facing the disease and survivors struggling with treatment late effects.

  • $35M+

    Contributions since program inception in 2012

  • 455K+

    Hours of childhood cancer research funded since inception

We believe in Milwaukee

We are focused on Improving the quality of life for Milwaukee residents of all ages and are committed to making a positive and lasting impact in our city. We are proud to call Milwaukee home and are focused on advancing education, neighborhoods and making our hometown of Milwaukee a great destination.

  • 33K+

    Combined volunteer hours contributed, 2018

  • 2.1K+

    Employees involved in giving back to our community, 2018

You have questions, we have answers.

We understand “your child has cancer” are words no parent wants to hear. We’ve gathered some helpful partner resources to assist you.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation >

Family Resource Guide >

Parent Toolkit >

School Guide >

We are proud to offer two Northwestern Mutual scholarships: one for childhood cancer survivors and one for siblings of those affected by childhood cancer. Learn more >

2020 has been a year of many challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1992, the Northwestern Mutual Foundation has supported the communities where we live and work. 2020 is no different >

Need to continue working on an application in progress? You will want to use this link instead of the one shared in your original invite. System portal >

THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL FOUNDATION IS 25 YEARS OLD.

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