Aegon Transamerica Foundation

The Aegon Transamerica Foundation supports non-profit organizations that help improve the well-being of the communities where Transamerica employees live and work. The nonprofit, private foundation evaluates grant requests based on their location and priorities.

What do we support?

Social empowerment

We support partnerships that enhance the opportunities and capabilities of people in our communities; broaden social networks, interactions, and aspirations; and increase access to essential services.

For example, charitable programs or organizations that: 

  • Increase accessibility to the arts for youth and the underserved
  • Advance community development, civic engagement, and leadership
  • Advance inclusion and diversity
  • Promote health education, nutrition, medical services, or disease prevention
  • Increase access to food, housing, and clothing
  • Build resilient communities 
  • Encourage self-reliance and empower people socially by enhancing their adaptability, skills and capabilities

Financial empowerment 

Partnerships that build financial awareness, knowledge, and skills, or provide tools to become more financially resilient. 

For example, charitable programs or organizations that: 

  • Provide and promote education and personal development, especially in financial literacy
  • Provide access to job skills training

Frequently asked questions

Who should apply?

The organization must be a qualified IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit. Our focus is on the communities where our employees live and work, including:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Canton, MA
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Denver, CO
  • Harrison, NY
  • Plano, TX
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • St. Petersburg, FL

When can I apply?

Applications are accepted throughout the calendar year, and the year-end deadline is November 1. We’ll consider any applications received after November 1 in the next calendar year.

How do I apply?

  • Complete the grant application
  • If your organization fits our criteria, and you’d like it to be considered for a grant, email your completed application to

In addition, please provide the following documents:

  • W9 on current form
  • IRS 501(c)(3) favorable determination letter
  • Governing board, including titles and business affiliation 
  • Financial statements (audited report preferred) and copy of current annual budget
  • Names and titles of officials responsible for administration and expenditure of grant 

Are there eligibility limitations?

While we wish we could support every request we receive, individuals and the following types of organizations or programs aren’t eligible to receive grants from the foundation for various reasons.

  • Athletes or athletic organizations
  • Conferences, seminars, or trips
  • Courtesy or goodwill advertising
  • Fellowships
  • Fraternal organizations
  • K-12 school fundraisers or events
  • Political parties, campaigns, or candidates
  • Religious or denominational organizations, except for specific programs broadly promoted and available to anyone free from religious orientation
  • Social organizations

Learn about Transamerica

Transamerica’s purpose is helping people live their best lives. It’s just one reason they’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of their employees and the people they serve.

Committed to positive causes

Transamerica supports causes that make a positive impact. Because it’s more than a business — its employees are neighbors and members of communities.

People helping people

Transamerica encourages their people to be a force for good. It’s why eligible employees get annual paid volunteer hours to contribute to their communities.

Diversity and inclusion

Transamerica is committed to creating a culture that celebrates our differences. Our programs and employee resource groups bring unique perspectives to our work.