Dominion Offers $110,000 In Community Impact Grants

             Dominion Offers $110,000 In Community Impact Grants

PR Newswire

CLEVELAND, Sept. 13, 2013

CLEVELAND, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dominion East Ohio and the Dominion
Foundation will award $100,000 in unrestricted grants, plus a special
Environmental Award of $10,000, to area non-profits that have made a
difference in the communities the company serves through the 19th annual
Community Impact Awards competition, sponsored by Dominion and Inside Business

The award recognizes cities and community organizations that have made major
contributions toward the economic and social revitalization of communities
located in Dominion's service area in Ohio. The Dominion Foundation,
recognizing the company's environmental commitment, is offering the second
annual Special Environmental Project Award. The award recognizes a unique
environmental project or initiative. Application instructions are listed

Entries will be judged by a cross-section of community leaders from Dominion's
service area. Winners will be recognized in the March 2014 issue of Inside
Business Magazine. The entry deadline is Nov. 30, 2013. For more information,
visit, keyword "Impact."

The Guidelines:

  oProjects must have been completed between July 2012 and November 2013.
  oProjects must have made a major contribution to the economic or social
    revitalization of communities in northeast Ohio.
  oProjects must be located within the Dominion service area in Ohio.
  oOrganizations must be 501c (3).
  oOn the summary page, please include a contact name, title, phone number,
    e-mail address and complete mailing address.

To Enter:
Submit a brief summary -- not more than three typewritten pages – of the
project. Attach a copy of the organization's 501c (3) form with entry.
Entrants may include support materials, such as photos, press clippings or
literature representing the project, but no videotapes or DVDs. Submit all
materials in a three-ring binder to:

Community Impact Awards, Dominion, 1201 East 55^th Street, Cleveland, OH

Entrants must use the following judging criteria as a template for the

1.Name of your organization, a contact name, title, telephone number, e-mail
    address, and complete mailing address.
2.Give a brief description/history of your community or organization.
3.Describe the project your community or organization developed to promote
    economic and/or social revitalization. Include objectives, benefits,
    impact and measurable results and community interest/involvement. Include
    both quantitative and qualitative results.
4.The extent to which the project generated positive change and growth
    within its targeted area.
5.The number of people affected/served by this project.
6.A description of how the results of this project will encourage and
    promote future development and revitalization.
7.Community impact: The effect the project has on jobs, spending, taxes,
8.Did you want to be considered for the Special Environmental Project Award?
    Yes or no?
9.Finally, have you included all the information requested in steps 1-7, and
    enclosed a copy of your 501c (3) with entry? If not, your entry may be

For more information about Dominion's Community Impact Awards, visit the
company's website at, keyword: impact.

Dominion East Ohio (NYSE: D) is a subsidiary of Dominion Resources Inc., one
of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio
of approximately 23,500 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles of natural gas
transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,400 miles of electric
transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas
storage systems with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves
retail energy customers in 15 states.

The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, is
dedicated to improving the physical, social and economic well being of the
communities served by Dominion companies. Dominion and the Foundation annually
award more than $20 million to causes that protect the environment, promote
education and help meet basic human needs.

For more information about Dominion, visit the company's website at

SOURCE Dominion East Ohio

Contact: Neil Durbin, (216) 736-6239. E-mail:, or Tracy
Oliver, (216) 736-6219. E-mail:, or Toll-free in Ohio,
1-800-556-4400, or In Lima: Peggy Ehora, (419) 226-4866. E-mail:
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