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Competitive Programs

MetLife Foundation competitive awards programs serve as an effective vehicle for engaging the community, surfacing best practices, identifying innovative organizations and enabling funding to have an impact at the local level. View the competitive programs for 2012 below.

Building Livable Communities

  • MLF Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing (Enterprise Community Partnership)
  • MLF Community-Police Partnership Awards (LISC)
  • MLF Community Development Initiative
  • MLF Food Bank Initiative
  • Urban Open Space Award (ULI)
  • MLF Community Connections (Orchestra)
  • MLF Community Connections (Dance)
  • MLF Community Connections (Museums)
  • MLF Innovation Grants Programs
  • MLF National Playwriting Competition
  • MLF Governance Grants

Empowering Older Adults

  • MLF Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • MLF Silver Scholars Awards
  • MLF Journalists in Aging Fellows Program
  • MLF MindAlert Award
  • MLF Best Intergenerational Community Awards
  • MLF/National Alliance for Caregiving Innovations in Caregiving Awards
  • MLF National Leadership Awards for Creativity and Aging in America
  • MLF Creative Aging Program

Preparing Young People

  • MLF Afterschool Innovator Awards (Afterschool Alliance)
  • Honor Awards for Program Excellence (Boys & Girls Clubs)
  • MLF Entrepreneurial Awards (Junior Achievement)
  • MLF Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship Awards (Junior Achievement)
  • MLF Hispanic Leadership Fund (Girl Scouts)
  • MLF Innovation Lab for Museums
  • MLF Partners in Excellence
  • MLF - NASSP Breakthrough School Awards
  • MLF - NASSP Sharing the Dream Grants
  • MLF Partnership Awards
  • MetLife/NASSP National Principal of the Year Awards

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