By Business Wire, September 19, 2013, 01:51:00 PM EDT
Community Champions Wanted: Constellation Residential Customers Can Support Their Favorite Local Project or Cause Through Company's New Grants Program
Constellation Community Champions accepting grant applications
until Oct. 31, 2013, for program's first round of funding
today announced its Community
Champions Grants program which allows Constellation residential
electricity and natural gas supply customers to nominate their local
project or cause for grant funding. Up to $30,000 in funding is
available for the initial phase of the program, which is open to
Constellation customers in Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia and Texas.
Community-based efforts focusing on education, youth and the environment
are eligible for funding. Designated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
are eligible for requests up to $500. Other community causes are
eligible for requests up to $250.
"Empowering our customers to help make a difference in their communities
can make a meaningful impact in the lives of people where we serve,"
said Joseph Nigro, CEO of Constellation.
To apply, visit www.constellation.com/communitychampions
and have your account number on hand to identify you as a Constellation
customer. Deadline for submissions for the program's first round of
funding is Oct. 31, 2013. Grants will be awarded on Giving
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Additional Community Champions funding and locations will be announced
quarterly. Constellation serves an estimated 359,000 residential
customers in Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia and Texas.
To learn more about the program and application criteria, review the
details online in the Community
Outreach section of www.constellation.com.
The Constellation family of retail electricity and natural gas suppliers
are subsidiaries of Exelon Corp., and are leading competitive retail
suppliers of power, natural gas and energy products and services for
homes and businesses across the continental United
States. Constellation's retail businesses serve more than 100,000
business and public sector customers, including more than two-thirds of
the Fortune 100, and nearly one million residential customers.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is the nation's leading competitive
energy provider, with 2012 revenues of approximately $23.5 billion.
Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities
in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the
largest competitive U.S. power generators, with approximately 35,000
megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and
lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company's Constellation
business unit provides energy products and services to approximately
100,000 business and public sector customers and approximately 1 million
residential customers. Exelon's utilities deliver electricity and
natural gas to more than 6.6 million customers in central Maryland
(BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).