Constellation today announced its Community Champions Grants program which allows Constellation residential electricity and natural gas supply customers to nominate their local project or cause for grant funding. Up to $30,000 in funding is available for the initial phase of the program, which is open to Constellation customers in Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia and Texas. 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. Other community causes are eligible for requests up to $250. “Empowering our customers to help make a difference in their communities can make a meaningful impact in the lives of people where we serve,” said Joseph Nigro, CEO of Constellation. To apply, visit www.constellation.com/communitychampions and have your account number on hand to identify you as a Constellation customer. Deadline for submissions for the program’s first round of funding is Oct. 31, 2013. Grants will be awarded on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Additional Community Champions funding and locations will be announced quarterly. Constellation serves an estimated 359,000 residential customers in Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia and Texas. To learn more about the program and application criteria, review the details online in the Community Outreach section of www.constellation.com. About Constellation The Constellation family of retail electricity and natural gas suppliers ( www.constellation.com), are subsidiaries of Exelon Corp., and are leading competitive retail suppliers of power, natural gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States. Constellation’s retail businesses serve more than 100,000 business and public sector customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100, and nearly one million residential customers. Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2012 revenues of approximately $23.5 billion. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential customers. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to more than 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).