Lincoln Financial Group To Award $10 Million In Charitable Contributions In 2013

 Lincoln Financial Group To Award $10 Million In Charitable Contributions In

Quarterly Lincoln Financial Foundation Grants Will Support Programs Focused on
Arts, Education, Human Services, and Economic/Workforce Development in Key
City Locations

PR Newswire

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 23, 2013

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC)
announced today that it will award $10 million in charitable contributions in
2013. The quarterly grants will support arts, education, human services, and
economic/workforce development programs in key cities where the company has a
strong business presence, including Philadelphia, Pa., Concord, N.H., Fort
Wayne, Ind., Greensboro, N.C., Hartford, Conn., and Omaha, Neb.

"We are proud to continue our tradition of making investments in the
communities where our employees live and work," said Nancy Rogers, president
of the Lincoln Financial Foundation--the philanthropic arm of Lincoln
Financial Group, where she also serves as senior vice president for corporate
responsibility. "We believe that strong communities foster a strong economy
and we will once again award grants to local and national programs that help
achieve that goal."

About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation
(NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region,
the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $174
billion as of September 30, 2012. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln
Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental
insurance; employer-sponsored retirement plans; savings plans; and
comprehensive financial planning and advisory services.

For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports
containing our balance sheets, please visit

About Lincoln Financial Foundation
The Lincoln Financial Foundation, established in 1962, is a nonprofit
organization formed and supported by Lincoln Financial Group. Under Lincoln
Foundation guidelines, grants are made in the areas of arts, education, human
services and economic/workforce development.


SOURCE Lincoln Financial Group

Contact: Byron Champlin, Lincoln Financial Foundation, +1-603-225-5554,, or Holly Fair, Lincoln Financial Group,
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