Grant Details

Title Duke Energy
Website https://www.duke-energy.com/community/duke-energy-foundation/investment-priorities
State National
Type Literacy, Youth Education
Giving Area Any area where Duke Energy has a presence
What is Funded The Duke Energy Foundation is interested in investing in high-performing, sustainable programs and initiatives that contribute to our goal of building a diverse workforce of the future. Key examples include the following:  Supporting reading initiatives (K-3) to ensure students are on track to read at grade level by the end of the third grade  Closing the gap in reading achievement that separates many low-income students from their peers
Who is Eligible To qualify for grant funding consideration, your organization must meet the following criteria:  Have current tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code or be a governmental entity  Serve communities that are also served by Duke Energy
Restrictions Foundation grant support is not available for:  Churches or evangelical organizations  Organizations with a substantial purpose of influencing any political, legislative or regulatory cause  Fraternal, veteran or labor membership organization serving only the members of that organization  Organizations offering or providing either Duke Energy Corp., The Duke Energy Foundation, or their respective officers or employees, any benefit from the grant  Individual schools or organizations that operate within an individual school  Sports teams or events  Animal shelters  Religious programs, projects or activities  Fundraising events  General operating expenses
How to Apply All grant requests must be entered through the online grant application available at dukeenergy.com/grantapplication. Once received through the online system, each grant application is reviewed, researched and assessed within the published funding cycle. Final approval will typically occur three to five months from the close of the RFP time frame, and will vary by investment priority.
Deadline February
Deadline Details The application period is Jan. 1- Feb. 29.

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