Powerful Communities: Workforce

By Duke Energy Foundation
Private Company or Corporation
These grants support workforce development programs that address the most pressing skills gaps in the communities that we serve. Programs cultivating the energy sector's future workforce will be given priority in this grant cycle.





Our investments in workforce development and training programs help meet the challenging demands of the energy industry’s future. Programs serving under-represented, low-income or diverse audiences, including women and minorities, will be given preference in this grant cycle. The Foundation does not fund grants for programs and projects associated with, but not limited to, the following: - Individual schools or organizations that operate within an individual school. We will consider school grants at the district level. - Sports teams or events, with the exception of Power for Students. - Religious programs, projects or activities - Direct cost reduction for electric or natural gas service provided by Duke Energy - External fundraising campaigns or events - General operating expenses - Capital investments and improvements - Endowments or other foundations

Social Impact Focus

  • Workforce development, community development, and energy sector employment


  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Government Agency

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.