Newnan Utilities announces new grants through Caring Customers Program
Pictured above: Hope Revisited (left to right) – Paula Mix (Board Member) and Melissa Payton
From Newnan Utilities Press Release
At Newnan Utilities, we consider it our responsibility to positively impact the communities we serve. Customers of Newnan Utilities share in this passion to make a positive impact, as evidenced by their charitable giving through the Caring Customers program.
“We’re honored to be able to award grants to these deserving organizations,” said Jeff Phillips, General Manager of Newnan Utilities. “In what has seemed like a very short five years, we’ve awarded over $100,000 in grants. I credit our customers with that tremendous accomplishment. They care about our community and want to help those who help others. We’re very thankful for them.”
Thanks to the generosity of our customers, the Caring Customers program has supported 34 nonprofits in our community that help their clients with everything from basic needs to literacy, art, disabilities, veterans, and so much more.
Three local organizations received grant funding from Caring Customers recently. The deserving organizations awarded by the Caring Customers’ advisory board for the second quarter of 2023 are:
Project: Downstairs Renovation Project
This grant will help to complete the renovations needed for the lower level of the Hope Revisited building. Completing the downstairs area will allow them to serve all foster families, regardless of size or disability.
Backstreet Community Arts
Project: Art for All: Sustaining the Mission to Provide Free Access to Art
To continue their mission of providing free access to art, this grant will help fund their Wednesday afternoon open studio, a place of equity where resources are free to all visitors regardless of income.
Southern Conservation Trust
Project: Environmental Education in the Classroom
This grant will provide in-school field trips presented by the SCT Environmental Education Programs Manager at Title 1 elementary schools in Coweta County.
Nonprofits are encouraged to apply by November 1 for consideration in the December grant review.
To learn more about Newnan Utilities’ Caring Customers program or to enroll, go to www.newnanutilities.org/caring.