Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation News

IICF Northeast Announces $1.2M in Grants to Local Nonprofits

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) announced $1.2 million in grants to 16 local and regional nonprofits at its 8th Annual Northeast Benefit dinner Wednesday in New York. The event was attended by 900 insurance industry professionals and was headlined …

Elmo, Insurers Promote Literacy in Downtown Los Angeles

More than 100 tykes, some crawling their way out of strollers, were noticeably tickled as they scrambled about the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles, making their way to Sesame Street-themed coloring books or lining up to see a big, …

IICF Names CNA’s Marohn Western Division Chair

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation named Steve Marohn chairman of its Western division board of directors. Marohn is western zone officer for CNA. As chair of IICF, Marohn will help guide the philanthropic efforts of its Western division. Marohn assumes the …

IICF Names Chubb’s Petrosino Chairman of National Board

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation named Gary C. Petrosino, executive vice president and Western U.S. Territory field operations officer of Chubb & Son, chairman of its national board of governors. Petrosino assumes the chairmanship after serving on the IICF’s national …

IICF Northeast Division Awards 16 New Grants Totaling $879,000

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division announced 16 charitable grants at its seventh annual benefit dinner on Wednesday. The total amount of the grants is $879,000. Lisa Tepper, chair of the IICF Northeast division board of directors and …

IICF Northeast Announces Featured Speakers for Year-End Fundraising Dinner

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Northeast division announced three featured speakers who will be accepting grants for charities at its fundraising dinner on Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013 in New York City. The featured speakers are: Robin Roberts, co-anchor of …

IICF, Sesame Workshop Featured on Katie Couric Show

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, will be featured on the Katie Couric Show as part of a Halloween special on Thursday. IICF and Sesame Workshop have paired to promote the goal …

IICF Teams Up With Sesame Street to Promote Early Childhood Literacy

Research shows that prior to starting school, children from high-income families benefit from 400 hours more literacy-related activities than children from low-income families. Furthermore, by age four, a high-income child is exposed to 35 million more words than a low-income …

IICF Grantee Eden Autism Uses 1-to-1 Teaching & Therapy to Change Lives

Eden Autism Services’ modern school and clinic sits in the midst of retail, research, office buildings and farmland in suburban New Jersey, a short drive from nearby neighborhoods and schools. It’s central in the community – much as the nonprofit …

Surplus Lines’ McKay Named to IICF Western Board of Directors

Surplus Line Association of California Executive Director Benjamin J. McKay was named to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Western division board of directors. The IICF board is comprised of industry professionals with commitment to philanthropy. McKay joined SLA in 2012 …