Duke Energy Foundation Awards Grant to Area School

Twenty-four grants statewide support a wide range of educational programming for K-12 students.

(Plainfield, Ind.) - One area school is the beneficiary of a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation.

The foundation announced Thursday it is awarding more than $300,000 in grants to 24 innovative K-12 education programs serving communities across Indiana.

Among the grant recipients is Milan Community Schools.

Milan will receive $10,270 to be used for a summer learning camp for at-risk students filled with STEM, literacy, and social and emotional learning.

“Our educators and students are facing tremendous challenges teaching and learning as we emerge from the pandemic,” said Stan Pinegar, president of Duke Energy Indiana. “It’s more important now than ever before that we support and invest in opportunities for our children in the communities we serve to thrive and reach their full potential.”

Over the past three years, the Duke Energy Foundation has awarded 76 strategic charitable grants totaling more than $1.1 million to nonprofit organizations working to bolster education in Indiana communities.

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