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The Duke Energy Foundation is pledging $1 million to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity. Grants will be distributed across seven states where the company has electric and gas customers. In a first for the company, employees of Duke Energy and subsidiary Piedmont Natural Gas will help identify opportunities and direct grants to their local communities. The company expects to begin awarding grants this summer. Learn more at duke-energy.com/diversity.
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The Duke Energy Foundation has provided approximately $6 million dollars in support of hunger relief, local health and human services and educational initiatives in response to COVID-19. These funds have been focused on meeting the needs of our local communities through a variety of ways. Learn more about Duke Energy’s response to COVID-19.

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Creating Powerful Communities

Creating Powerful Communities means powering the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities with over $30 million in charitable grants each year.

The Duke Energy Foundation is committed to making strategic investments to build powerful communities where nature and wildlife thrive, students can excel and a talented workforce drives economic prosperity for all.

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We focus our investments on these strategic areas where we can make an impact for our communities.

Grant Resources

The Foundation receives grant requests for funding during cycles specific to each investment priority. We review funding requests at the regional level and target investments in programs where we believe the company can have the greatest impact for our communities. To learn more, including links to the Foundation's annual tax returns, use the link below.

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