Community and service are integrated into everything our company does. Through the Duke Energy Foundation, we provide philanthropic support to address the needs of communities where our customers live and work. The Foundation annually provides more than $30 million in charitable grants, with a focus on three areas: K to career, the environment and community impact. Our employees and retirees volunteer tens of thousands of hours to projects and through leadership roles with nonprofit organizations that strengthen our communities.
Community college students prepare for jobs in Asheville, NC’s booming craft beverage industry
Dave Lawrence had already retired from two careers when he heard about a community college program that could turn his hobby into a third.
Max Fann got a job at Asheville, N.C.’s Wicked Weed Breweryat 19, liked learning about beer, and figured his chances to succeed in the business would increase dramatically if he went to school to study it.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The National Wild Turkey Federation presented Duke Energy the prestigious Energy for Wildlife National Achievement Award at the 41st Annual Convention and Sport Show.
Duke Energy is a conservation partner of the NWTF’s Energy for Wildlife program, which aims to enhance wildlife habitat on land owned, managed or influenced by energy companies.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gov. Rick Scott has presented Duke Energy Florida with the state’s Business Ambassador Award for its contributions to the state’s economic vitality.
The presentation was made recently at the Governor’s Job Summit in Orlando, Fla.
“I was proud to recognize Duke Energy with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award during the 2017 Jobs Summit,” said Gov. Scott. “I look forward to seeing their continued success across Florida.”
PLAINFIELD, Ind., February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has recognized four Greater Lafayette leaders with its Difference Maker award. They are among 10 statewide who have received the honor so far this year.
Meet Freedom the eagle - a baby bald eagle (eaglet) born in North Carolina. To help raise awareness of eagle conservation, the Carolina Raptor Center, aided by a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation, put a tracker on Freedom to follow his migration pattern.