Application process now open to nonprofit organizations for up to $40K in grants
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 21, 2012 Printable version
INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) has opened the application process for the 2012 IPL Golden Eagle Environmental Grants program to fund projects that preserve, protect, enhance or restore environmental and biological resources in the nine counties in which IPL operates.
“IPL is proud to celebrate and support the nonprofits that are working to preserve and improve our environment and are committed to be good stewards of our resources,” said Greg Fennig, IPL’s Vice President of Community Relations.
Through the program, 10 organizations receive $1,000 grants to use toward their environmental projects. The public will be invited to vote, from among the 10 finalists, for three organizations to receive the largest IPL Golden Eagle Environmental Grants of up to $10,000 each.
Since 1993, IPL has contributed more than $1.2 million through the program.
Applications for the 2012 IPL Golden Eagle Environmental Grant program, as well as rules and regulations, are available for download at IPLpower.com. Deadline for submission is
Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.
About Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL): Indianapolis Power & Light Company provides retail electric service to more than 470,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. For more information about the company, please visit www.IPLpower.com.
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Indianapolis Power & Light Company(317) 261-8423, pager (317) 393-7584Crystal.LiversPowers@AES.com