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Shelbyville's Girls Inc. receives Duke Energy Foundation grant

The Duke Energy Foundation announced it is awarding more than $300,000 in grants to 24 innovative K-12 education programs serving communities across Indiana.


The grants support a wide range of educational programming for K-12 students, including summer reading programs; science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education; programs that support underrepresented, low-income or diverse populations; and efforts to reverse academic declines due to disruption caused by COVID-19.


Over the past three years, the Duke Energy Foundation has awarded 76 strategic charitable grants totaling more than $1.1 million to nonprofit organizations working to bolster education in Indiana communities. 


Among those receiving grants is Girls Inc. of Shelbyville & Shelby County.  $10,000. will be used to provide scholarships for girls from underserved communities to attend Girls Inc. of Shelbyville and Shelby County’s summer literacy program.