Organizations and Businesses assist in Sandy Recovery

Important Deadlines & Information Below

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Hurricane Sandy Coastal
Resiliency Competitive Grant Program, funded by the federal disaster
relief appropriation, will award $100 million in grants to projects
throughout the region affected by Sandy for wetland restoration and
shoreline resilience. Deadline to apply is January 31st. Click here
<http://www.nfwf.org/hurricanesandy/Pages/home.aspx>  for more
information and to apply.

Con Edison

In a contract agreement with New York State, Con Edison will spend
approximately $650 million on storm preparation without raising
residential electricity rates for two years. This agreement follows
Governor Cuomo’s call for state utilities regulators to reject Con
Edison’s bid to increase rates by $450 million in 2014. Click here
<http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/01/nyregion/con-ed-agrees-not-to-raise-i
ts-residential-electricity-rate-for-2-years.html?partner=3Dbloomberg&_r=3D=
1&

HeartShare Energy Assistance Program

Working in partnership with National Grid, Con Edison and Entergy,
HeartShare makes grants of up to $200 to those in need or those on the
verge of having their services disconnected. Each year, HeartShare helps
thousands of low-income individuals and families throughout New York
City pay their heating and cooling bills. Click here
<http://www.heartshare.org/programs/energy-assistance/>  for more
information.

 

 

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