Heritage Wind seeks applications for community grant program

Posted 2 June 2022 at 3:53 pm

Press Release, Heritage Wind

BARRE – The Heritage Wind Community Grant Program is now accepting applications for its Summer 2022 grant cycle.

The program provided more than $10,000 during its last cycle, which supported local organizations working to build healthy communities, increase environmental sustainability, foster economic development, and promote education, including the following:

  • Community Action of Orleans and Genesee
  • Beds from Brian
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County
  • Lee-Whedon Memorial Library
  • Albion Betterment Committee
  • Central Orleans Volunteer Ambulance (COVA)
  • Orleans County United Way

Local organizations working in the Town of Barre, and the broader Orleans County community are encouraged to apply. Grants are typically awarded in $250 to $4,000 increments, with priority given to proposals that demonstrate meaningful impacts to the greatest number of area residents.

We will be accepting applications until July 8. Please apply at www.heritagewindpower.com/grant.

The four focus areas for the community grant program are:

  • Building Healthy Communities – Programs that support public health or enhance the quality of life in the community.
  • Economic Development – Programs that supports the economic wellbeing of the community.
  • Environmental Sustainability – Programs that support environmental revitalization, sustainability, or empower residents to be stewards of the environment.
  • Promoting Education – Programs that support educational institutions, especially the advancement of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This may include curriculum development, vocational training, or literacy support.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Anna Mathes at anna.mathes@apexcleanenergy.com or (585) 590-2254.