For Immediate Release
SALISBURY, Md. - Delmarva Power is accepting applications through Friday, Nov. 11, for its annual Education Mini-Grant Program.
The program provides teachers with grants of up to $500 to support projects that focus on energy-related issues, such as efficient energy use, alternative energy and electrical safety.
The money can be used for covering the cost of classroom materials, field trips and special projects.
"Delmarva Power is pleased to provide financial support for worthwhile educational projects," said Michael Hoy, manager of customer and community relations for Delmarva Power. "During the last 21 years, we have awarded more than $210,000 in grant money to local schools through our Education Mini-Grant Program."
Grants are available to public and private school teachers in kindergarten through twelfth grade and special education in Kent and Sussex counties in Delaware and in Cecil, Harford and the Eastern Shore counties in Maryland.
Applications are available in schools or by calling 410-860-6586.
Delmarva Power, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe and reliable energy to more than 500,000 electric delivery customers in Delaware and Maryland and over 122,000 natural gas delivery customers in northern Delaware .