Xcel Awards $350,000 In Funding To Nonprofits

Xcel Energy Foundation announced it is awarding $350,000 in funding to 50 nonprofit organizations and educational institutions that are “focused on community-building initiatives in Xcel Energy’s Texas-New Mexico service area,” according to a press release by Xcel Energy.

David Hudson President of Xcel Energy says Through the Xcel Energy Foundation, we are able to target programs and organizations that are doing the greatest good in providing area residents opportunities to learn and grow, which benefits everyone,”

Xcel Energy Foundation’s Education grants “boost systems and programs that focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM.”

In addition, groups that received funding have created programs for hands-on learning involving math and science, real-world applications, and future careers.