Through the Duke Energy Foundation, more than $900,000 in grants will go to initiatives across South Carolina that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), increasing childhood reading proficiency and workforce development.
A program to prepare students for careers in outdoor recreation and education will start this summer at Rockingham Community College, thanks to a $700,000 gift from Duke Energy, which is the largest single gift given to a North Carolina community college.
Duke Energy Foundation announced today it is awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to help with the recovery of the continent’s threatened and endangered bat species.
Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced an additional $5 million investment to connect community college students with career development opportunities, bringing the company's total investment to $35 million over the last 13 years. These funds support the company's philanthropic focus on economic and workforce development.