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While it doesn't make sense from a rules as intended perspective, I haven't seen anything in the Grapple section or your average swarm's stat-block that protect it from being grappled.

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No. But you've read the stat blocks correctly.

The Monster Manual errata provide that "every swarm is immune to being grappled" as a condition immunity.

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