This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces Opening 2012 Environmental Stewardship And Energy Sustainability Grant Cycle

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions for its 2012 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Competitive Grant Program.

The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation added this specific grant to its overall giving program in 2010, and has since awarded environmental grants to The Conservation Fund in North Carolina and Tennessee, and to a joint sustainability program for Duke, Vanderbilt and Furman universities.

For the Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability grant, the foundation invests in nonprofit organizations that work toward one or more of the following objectives within the communities served by Piedmont Natural Gas in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee:

  1. Increased access to or interaction with nature and the environment
  2. Promote local accountability or actions to create cleaner cities, reduce emissions and incorporate conscious environmental decision-making in everyday life
  3. Incorporate energy and/ or environmental education in K-12 schools and curriculum
  4. Promote a general awareness about environmental and energy-related issues for the public
  5. Preserve or restore a community's existing natural resources, including green/open space
  6. Improve a local community's sustainable business practices

The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation seeks to maximize the impact of its grant dollars, with special consideration given to grant applications that promote the greatest possible impact for the dollars invested.

GRANT DEADLINE:

The deadline to apply for the 2012 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Competitive Grant is Thursday, August 31, 2012 .  For additional information and to apply for this or other grants from the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation, please visit the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation grant website below.  Applications must be submitted online via CyberGrants. http://www.cybergrants.com/piedmont/environmental_stewardship/

About the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation was established in 2004 with initial funding of $7 million from Piedmont Natural Gas. The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation assists qualified charitable agencies and organizations within Piedmont Natural Gas' three-state service area, through the awarding of grants. The Foundation's mission of, "Enriching Our Communities," mirrors Piedmont Natural Gas' strong philanthropic commitment to the communities it serves. The Foundation's grant making strategy further reflects that commitment by focusing on two areas: Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability, and Community Enrichment Initiatives centered on K-12 STEM Education, Workforce Development and Health and Human Services. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $6.2 million in grants to qualifying organizations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

About Piedmont Natural GasPiedmont Natural Gas is an energy services company primarily engaged in the distribution of natural gas to more than one million residential, commercial and industrial utility customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, including 53,000 customers served by municipalities who are wholesale customers. Our subsidiaries are invested in joint venture, energy-related businesses, including unregulated retail natural gas marketing, interstate natural gas storage and intrastate natural gas transportation. More information about Piedmont Natural Gas is available at http://www.piedmontng.com.

SOURCE Piedmont Natural Gas

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,034.93 +208.63 1.17%
S&P 500 2,100.40 +19.22 0.92%
NASDAQ 4,994.6020 +62.7870 1.27%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs