PPL Foundation announces more than $500,000 in grant funding to support education and sustainable community initiatives
PPL Foundation 2020 Grants Graphic

The PPL Foundation on Wednesday (7/8) announced more than $500,000 in grants to 116 nonprofit organizations across central and eastern Pennsylvania to support education initiatives and strengthen community resources.

“PPL Foundation proudly supports the important work being done by the nonprofit sector to improve life in our communities,” said Ryan Hill, president of the PPL Foundation. “Whether it’s providing critical homework help for young students, a path out of homelessness for families in need or innovative economic recovery efforts that benefit all residents, this year’s grant recipients are focused on transforming their communities.”

Among the grants awarded were 19 for libraries and other literacy-focused organizations in support of Cover to Cover, PPL Foundation’s initiative to improve child literacy through reading and summer learning programs.

A complete list of grant recipients is available online.

PPL is committed to supporting communities across its 29-county service area and providing tools that help empower economic vitality.

This year, the PPL Foundation also provided $800,000 to support those struggling with economic hardships due to COVID-19 and $100,000 for racial justice and equity initiatives.

The foundation’s next grant cycle will be open in January 2021.

Please visit pplcares.com to learn more.

About the PPL Foundation
Through strategic partnerships, the PPL Foundation supports organizations working to create vibrant, sustainable communities; promote diversity, equity and inclusion; and empower each citizen to fulfill her or his potential. The PPL Foundation contributes more than $3 million annually to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations. To learn more, visit pplcares.com.

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For further information: Lissette Santana, 610-774-5997