Duke Energy Foundation Awards Grants

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Indiana State University is one of several grant recipients (Image courtesy of Indiana State University) Indiana State University is one of several grant recipients (Image courtesy of Indiana State University)

The Duke Energy Foundation has released nearly $450,000 in grants to over 30 schools and educational organizations throughout the company's Indiana service territory. Schools and programs receiving funding include summer reading initiatives, STEM programs and computer programming. 

"Teachers are some of the most dedicated professionals I know, but they need resources to help students learn effectively," said Stan Pinegar, Duke Energy state president for Indiana. "We are proud to award these grants to help keep vital resources flowing into K-12 classrooms and programs."

Indiana organizations receiving the 2019 K-12 education grants include:

  • Metropolitan School District of Martinsville - $15,000
  • North Lawrence Community Schools - $10,000
  • Salem Community Schools Corporation - $10,000
  • Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools - $25,100
  • Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County - $13,500
  • Milan Community Schools - $15,000
  • Zionsville Education Foundation - $25,000
  • Purdue University - $35,000
  • Bauer Family Resources - $10,000
  • Crossroads of America Council, BSA - $15,000
  • Franklin Community Schools - $10,000
  • Plainfield Community Schools - $3,650
  • Avon Education Foundation, Inc. - $20,000
  • United Way of Howard County - $20,000
  • Indiana State University - $80,000
  • Indiana 4-H Foundation - $15,000
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology - $12,500
  • Vincennes Community School Corporation - $10,000
  • Metropolitan School District of North Posey County - $10,000
  • United Way Metro - $10,000
  • Greater Clark County Schools - $15,000
  • Crawford County Community School Corporation - $15,000
  • New Albany / Floyd County Schools - $10,000
  • Silver Creek Primary - $3,500
  • Westfield Washington Schools - $10,000
  • United Way of Central Indiana - $5,000
  • North Vermillion Community Schools - $10,000
  • Ivy Tech Foundation, Inc. - $10,000
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame - $5,000

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