Singing River Electric Neighbors Helping Neighbors community grants were created in 2000 with the first grants awarded in January 2001. Local nonprofits in the cooperative’s service territory are eligible to apply for grants up to $2,500 three times a year in January, May and September.
“The program was created for Singing River Electric to partner with nonprofits in our local communities,” said manager of public relations Lorri Freeman. “The partnership has resulted in more than $278,149 awarded to our local communities since the program started.”
To learn more or apply for a Neighbors Helping Neighbors grant, simply visit singingriver.com/my-community.
2019 NHN grant recipients:
- Greene County High
- L.T. Taylor Intermediate School
- George County Middle School
- JCSD Technology Center
- Pascagoula Fire Department
The grants paired with community involvement and initiatives like Renew Our Rivers round out Singing River Electric’s commitment to community, one of the cooperative’s founding principles. Learn more at singingriver.com/my-community.