The pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for small businesses across North Carolina. To support community needs, the Duke Energy Foundation today announced $500,000 in funding to help local businesses through the Hometown Revitalization Grant Program.
Even as damages to underground utility lines across the nation rise, Piedmont Natural Gas is reporting an 8% decrease in the Carolinas and Tennessee. The company credits new damage prevention initiatives and increased public awareness campaigns.
Duke Energy announced today the recipients of $375,000 in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to South Carolina organizations that will fund tutoring and reading programs in underserved and minority communities to combat learning gaps created by the pandemic.