Progress Energy will again this year fund $50,000 in energy-related project requests in the North and South Carolina communities it serves. Please see below for a full county list.Below are ideas on the types of requests that Progress Energy is interested in funding.To submit qualifying projects:
- Check the county list below and see if your county is served by Progress Energy and ask a school administrator if Progress Energy is your school’s provider.
- Log into your DonorsChoose.org account and submit up to three project requests for resources that will help your students learn about energy, alternative energy (solar, wind and/or water), nuclear energy and sustainability.
- Within two weeks your qualifying projects will feature a Progress Energy logo! If you don’t see a logo on your project in two weeks, please email alex(at)donorschoose(dot)org.
TIP: Make sure you use keywords like "energy", "alternative energy", "electricity", "nuclear", "wind", "water", "solar" and/or "fuel" in your project title or essay!Energy-education projects submitted by teachers at Progress Energy schools (see below) will be eligible for 50% matching funding through the Progress Energy Double Your Impact offer! Progress Energy will also be fully funding selected projects for under $1,200 in materials on a rolling basis.
Requests from teachers at schools served by Progress Energy in the following counties are eligible for funding through this grant: North Carolina Counties:AnsonAveryBeaufortBladenBrunswickBuncombeCarteretCaswellChathamColumbusCravenCumberlandDuplinDurhamEdgecombeFranklinGranvilleGreeneHalifaxHarnettHaywoodHendersonHokeJacksonJohnstonJonesLeeLenoirMadisonMcDowellMitchellMontgomeryMooreNashNew HanoverOnslowOrangePamlicoPenderPersonPittRandolphRichmondRobesonRutherfordSampsonScotlandStanlyVanceWakeWarrenWayneWilsonYanceySouth Carolina Counties:ChesterfieldClarendonDarlingtonDillonFlorenceGeorgetownHorryKershawLeeMarionMarlboroSumterWilliamsburg