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American Family Insurance joins list of funders for student mental health programs in Wisconsin


Company supports school-based mental health programs through private philanthropy.

The philanthropic arm of a statewide insurance and financial services organization for educators—WEA Member Benefits Foundation, Inc.—has launched a pilot project with four Wisconsin school districts to test a funding model for expanding private philanthropic support for school-based mental health programs throughout the state.

The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation and the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact have committed to supporting this pilot project, joining a growing list of corporate philanthropic organizations.

Read more about American Family's support for this school-based mental health programming from the WEA Member Benefits Foundation's news release here

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About the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, Inc. 
The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation builds on our long-standing commitment to communities by offering unrestricted, general operating grants to eligible non-profit partners. We’re committed to using trust-based values to create meaningful, impactful relationships and reduce the inherent power imbalances of traditional funding models. Like our community partners, we’re also committed to learning, listening and changing through collaboration and trust. Grant funding priorities are Academic Achievement and Education, Healthy Youth Development, Economic Opportunity, and Community Resiliency. These priorities align with our organization’s efforts to close equity gaps, invest in and improve communities.

About the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact    
The American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact is a venture capital firm and partner of choice for exceptional entrepreneurs who are building scalable, sustainable businesses in a long-term effort to close equity gaps in America. It also recognizes that capacity building and supporting organizations and experts that have been working toward social causes are equally important in making a positive impact within our communities around the country. 

About the WEA Member Benefits Foundation, Inc. 
The WEA Member Benefits Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity supporting public education through grants and charitable donations to public educators, public schools, and the communities they serve. More information can be found at  

About WEA Member Benefits  
WEA Member Benefits has been helping Wisconsin public school employees and their families achieve their financial goals for over 50 years by providing personal insurance, retirement and investment, and financial planning programs. Learn more at