Constellation Announces 99 Community Champions Grant Recipients as Program Celebrates Second Year
Residential electricity and natural gas supply customers can nominate
their favorite local project or cause for funding
In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Constellation today
named 99 new grant recipients through its Community
Champions program donating nearly $50,000 to community organizations
in 15 states focused on education, youth development and environmental
projects. Constellation’s Community
Champions allows residential electricity and natural gas supply
customers to nominate a local project or cause for grant funding. The
next deadline for grant submissions is February 1, 2016.
“Constellation is pleased to support our customers’ dedication to giving
back to their communities,” said Bruce Stewart, senior vice president
and chief marketing officer for Constellation. “In just two short years,
Community Champions has awarded over $170,000 in funding to more than
330 projects that have made significant educational and environmental
impacts in the communities we serve.”
Constellation customer Cinda Haruch will use her $500 Community
Champions grant to support the Sequoyah High School Winter Guard Program
in Canton, Ga.
“Our Winter Guard team is in need of mobile flooring in order for the
students to continue to perform,” said Haruch. “Constellation’s
Community Champions grant has provided critical funding to purchase much
needed equipment in a year when family hardships have led to a budget
for Tomorrow will use their $500 Community Champions grant to
subsidize the cost of snacks for their Values Club, an anti-bullying
program that teaches students from three Houston-area elementary schools
kindness and how to handle potential aggressors at school.
Other Constellation customers have used grants to support the
Playhouse at Stephen F. Austin High School, in Sugarland, Texas and
to purchase wooden frames to present certificates of recognition to
military veterans and their families through Hospice
of the Chesapeake’s “Honor Salute” program. A full list of grant
recipients can be viewed here.
Customers are encouraged to go online to nominate their favorite local
project or cause. To apply, visit www.constellation.com/communitychampions and
have your account number on hand to identify you as a Constellation
customer. Community-based efforts focusing on education, youth and the
environment are eligible for funding. Designated 501 (c )(3) nonprofit
organizations are eligible for requests up to $500, and other community
causes may submit requests up to $250. Grant submissions are accepted
three times each year in February, May and September.
To learn more about the program visit the Community
Champions section of www.constellation.com.
Constellation is a leading competitive retail supplier of power, natural
gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the
continental United States. Constellation's family of retail businesses
serves approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business
customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100.
Baltimore-based Constellation is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation
(NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with 2014
revenues of approximately $27.4 billion, and more than 32,000 megawatts
of owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and
lowest-cost power generation fleets. Learn more at www.constellation.com
or on Twitter at @ConstellationEG.
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