Dominion Offers $60,000 In Community Impact Awards

Oct 20, 2004

October 20, 2004

PITTSBURGH – In its fourth annual Community Impact Awards competition, Dominion is seeking local projects that have promoted the economic or social revitalization of communities. A total of $60,000 in grants provided from the Dominion Foundation will be awarded.

The awards will recognize non-profit organizations that have made a major contribution to the economic or social revitalizations of communities within the Dominion service area and where Dominion has significant facilities or business interests. The entry deadline is Wednesday, November 10, 2004.

The Guidelines:

  • Projects must have been completed between August 2003 and July 2004.
  • Project must have made a major contribution to the economic or social revitalization of the community.
  • Projects must be located within Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Washington, Westmoreland and other counties in Pennsylvania where Dominion has business interests.
  • Organizations must submit their latest IRS determination letter indicating 501©3 status.

To Enter:

  • Submit a brief description/history of your community or organization.
  • Describe the project your community or organization completed to promote economic and/or social revitalization. You may include support materials such as photos, press clippings and literature that represent the project.
  • Describe to what extent the project generated positive change and growth within its targeted area.
  • Estimate how many people were impacted/served by the project.
  • Explain how the project will encourage and promote future development.
  • In terms of jobs, spending, taxes, etc., explain what effect the project will have on the community.

On the summary, include a contact name, title, phone number, e-mail address and complete mailing address. Submit to: Community Impact Awards, Dominion Foundation, 625 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Funding for the awards comes from the Dominion Foundation, which is dedicated to the economic, physical and social health of the communities served by Dominion companies.

Dominion is one of the nation’s largest producers of energy, with a diversified and integrated energy portfolio that includes 24,000 megawatts of generation and 6.1 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved natural gas reserves. Dominion also serves 5 million retail energy customers in nine states, including Pennsylvania. For more information about Dominion, visit the company’s web site at


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Media: Andrea Mitchell, (412) 290-1430

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