Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government entities in multiple states for workforce development and training programs in the energy sector. Preference will be given to programs that serve low-income, diverse, and under-represented audiences, including women and minorities. Eligible states include North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.
Through these grants, Duke is investing in workforce education and training programs that prepare future workers to develop innovative solutions for the energy industry’s most pressing challenges. These grants support workforce development programs aligned with the energy industry’s future workforce
- To qualify for grant funding consideration, organizations 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. Governmental entities will need to submit an IRS letter of determination.
- Serve communities that are also served by Duke Energy- Serve communities without discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, creed, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation or national origin
- Have a method by which to measure, track and report one or more program outcomes and specific results that demonstrate measurable community impact