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North & South Carolina Teachers: Progress Energy will fund $50,000 in hands-on energy education projects AGAIN this year!


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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

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