Annual Report

2017 Worldwide Grant: Wells Bring Hope
2017 - A YEAR IN REVIEW

Empowerment

Year after year, MDRT members continue to show their commitment to the MDRT Foundation by getting involved through volunteerism and through the spirit of giving. We are extremely grateful to each of our donors who generously gave to support our global grant programs.

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AWARDED 280 GRANTS
USD 1M+ ALLOCATED
ACROSS 34 COUNTRIES
ACROSS 6 CONTINENTS
global support

Empowerment provides people with the tools they need to change their lives.

ALLOCATION OF FUNDS

Providing Support Worldwide

  • ANIMALS & ENVIRONMENT

    USD 14,000 allocated
    3 Grants awarded

  • EDUCATION

    USD 185,537 allocated
    39 Grants awarded

  • ARTS

    USD 17,500 allocated
    7 Grants awarded

  • HEALTH & RESEARCH

    USD 82,597 allocated
    21 Grants awarded

  • CHILDREN’S CAUSES

    USD 421,221 allocated
    52 Grants awarded

  • SOCIAL SERVICES

    USD 663,221 allocated
    158 Grants awarded

2017
Our IMPACT

Power of Giving

  • Kenya, Africa

    Just Small Change

    Just Small Change is a charitable organization based in England that utilizes microfinance to help individuals in developing counties create small businesses to help forge a way out of poverty.

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  • Portland, OR, USA

    Bridge Meadows

    Tim Clairmont, CFP, MSFS, a seven-year MDRT member from Lake Oswego, Oregon, endorsed a USD 5,000 Worldwide grant to support the buildout of a new Bridge Meadows community in North Portland. This intergenerational facility enriches the lives of 69 residents, made up of 30 youth, nine adoptive parents, and 30 elders coming from limited means.

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  • Singapore, Asia

    Rainbow Centre

    Anne-Marie Li Mei Lee, ChFC, CLU
    Singapore, Asia
    Worldwide Grant Spotlight

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  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

    Inner-City Arts

    When Jan Kirsch, director of professional development for Inner-City Arts (ICA) started working for the nonprofit, the entire program was housed in two bungalows in Los Angeles, California. Now the burgeoning children’s and teens’ arts program has a campus with nine large studios for many forms of artistic expression, and plans to build additional campuses.

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    Dress for Success Worldwide

    Meredith Gail Langus, FSCP, LUTCF, a five-year MDRT member from New York, New York, endorsed a USD 2,000 Worldwide grant to support Dress for Success’ Financial Education Program. This program annually helps 15 to 20 women in the greater New York area on their journey to eliminate debt, build and manage their assets, invest wisely and prepare for retirement.

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