Powerful Communities: Local Impact

By Duke Energy Foundation
Private Company or Corporation
When local communities thrive, it’s powerful. We know at the heart of many communities are grassroots efforts that have great impact.





We accept applications for Local Impact grants year-round. Grants $10,000 and under are available in four defined areas: - K-12 Education - Nature - Workforce - State Strategic Impact Additional focus areas may be defined by the community relations manager in each geographic region $5,000 and under. Power for Students grants aiming to improve extracurricular activities and programs for students in underserved communities are available $5,000 and under. Grants supporting the four defined priorities (k-21, nature, workforce, and state strategy) <$10,000 Power For Students <$5,000 (out-of-school extra-curricular opportunities for students from low-income communities) Grants that support a local strategic impact opportunity <$5,000

Social Impact Focus

  • K-12 Education Workforce development - priority is given to energy sector focused projects Nature State Strategic Impact


  • Government Agency
  • Nonprofit Organization

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.