11 Cares sponsor Duquesne Light reopens grant application process for local grassroots organizations

PITTSBURGH — Duquesne Light Company’s Community Impact Grants program – a signature charitable giving initiative that offers up to $10,000 in microgrants to eligible grassroot nonprofits in Allegheny and Beaver counties - is again open for applications

The program launched this past spring and has awarded $100,000 in grants to 22 organizations so far. Grants are used to help fund public art; green spaces; community safety and energy efficiency; and connectivity and technology.

Qualified organizations can apply online through Friday, Oct. 29. Organizations that applied and weren’t selected during the first cycle are encouraged to reapply.

Duquesne Light is an 11 Cares sponsor.