STEM Grants from PSEG for Territories Supplied

NEWARK, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The PSEG Foundation is accepting applications from afterschool, summer and youth development programs to develop new or enhance existing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) educational opportunities for students. A total of up to $160,000 in grants will be awarded by the Foundation.

The PSEG Foundation will consider applications from our New Jersey service territory, as well as Salem and Cumberland counties, and our service/operation territories in Long Island and Albany, NY and Bridgeport and New Haven, CT.

The Foundation anticipates awarding funding to eight organizations, although the number of recipients and their award amount will be decided based on the strength of the proposals received, at the discretion of Foundation staff. Applications must be completed and submitted by Friday, August 15 at 5 p.m. EDT. All applicants will receive notification about funding decisions in late September.

Applicants may apply directly through PSEG’s online application. Visit http://www.pseg.com/info/community/education/spark.jsp to apply.

About the PSEG Foundation

The PSEG Foundation (501c3) is the philanthropic arm of Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG). The Foundation generally supports and invests in programs in three areas: community and the environment, education and safety. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in communities served by PSEG and its subsidiaries.

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SOURCE Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

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This landed in my lap about a week ago and I decided to throw it up here for good measure. I know many MAR & surrounding states will certainly take advantage of this offer since $160,000 is a considerable amount of money. I would say that any team that’s qualified should certainly go for it.