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Kentucky Power is committed to supporting the 20 counties we serve in ways that go beyond providing safe and reliable electricity. We take our role as a good corporate citizen seriously. Kentucky Power supports the people and programs that are striving to make our region a better place to live, work and play.
In 2020, Kentucky Power contributed approximately $63,000 to community organizations. Kentucky Power also contributed nearly $860,000 to communities in our service territory for economic development projects. In addition, the American Electric Power Foundation provided over $700,000 in grants to nonprofits in the area.
Significant portions of Kentucky Power's contributions were COVID-19 related including a contribution to Team Kentucky, a fund created by Kentucky's Governor to help people through the economic challenges of the pandemic. We were able to assist with food banks, housing improvements, schools, youth organizations, volunteer fire departments and organizations promoting the arts.
Kentucky Power's culture is rooted in community involvement. Whether it is supporting the arts, education and area non-profit organizations or investing in economic development projects, Kentucky Power employees believe it is important to invest time and money toward making a difference in our communities. Employees spend numerous hours volunteering their time and talents to our schools, non-profit boards, and other organizations. They volunteer at fairs and festivals and are firmly committed to making a difference.
On behalf of Kentucky Power, I thank you for the opportunity to serve eastern Kentucky. I continue to pledge our commitment to customers and the communities we serve.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Organizations supported by Kentucky Power and/or the American Electric Power Foundation in 2020
- Alzheimer's Association
- American Heart Association
- Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center
- Appalachian SPCA
- Appalachian Wireless
- Argillite Elementary School
- Ashland Community & Technical College
- Ashland In Motion
- Ashland Middle School
- Belfry High School
- Hindman Elementary School
- Hope's Place
- Jones Fork Elementary
- Kentucky Chamber Foundation
- Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Kentucky River Area Development District
- Kingscreek Volunteer Fire Department
- L.E.E.S. Safety Patrol
- Letcher County Chamber of Commerce
- Louisa Elementary
- Big Sandy Community & Technical College
- Blaine Elementary School
- Carter County Fiscal Court
- Charles Russell Elementary
- Christian Appalachian Project, Inc.
- Christmas for Charity, Inc.
- Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club
- Community Foundation of Hazard & Perry County
- Community Hospice Care Center
- Crabbe Elementary
- CSG/Council of State Governments
- East Kentucky Dream Center, Inc.
- eKentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute
- Fallsburg Elementary School
- Fight FORE MS
- Floyd County Emergency Rescue Squad
- Hager Elementary
- Harper's Hope Foundation
- Hazard Community & Technical College
- Hazard Perry Co. Housing Development Alliance, Inc.
- Highlands Foundation, Inc.
- Highlands Museum & Discovery Center
- Louisa Rotary Club
- Magoffin County Community Foundation
- March of Dimes Greater Kentucky Chapter
- McHenry Masonic Lodge #800
- Mountain Comprehensive Care Center - Homeless Veteran's Transitional Housing Center
- Mountain Heritage Festival
- Oakview Elementary
- Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
- Owensboro Community and Technical College Foundation, Inc.
- Paramount Arts Center, Inc.
- Phelps Elementary School
- Pikeville Area Family YMCA
- Poage Elementary PTA
- Ramey Estep High School
- River Discovery Center
- Russell-McDowell Intermediate School
- Safe Harbor of Northeast Ky, Inc.
- Sheldon Clark High School JAG KY
- Summer Motion, Inc.
- The Jordan Light Foundation
- University of Pikeville
- WestCare Emergency Shelter