Houston, TX – June 27, 2016 – CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant Program awards grants to local communities to fund safety-related equipment and projects. The company recently awarded the City of Burns Flat Fire Department a $1300 grant. The funds will be used to purchase a thermal imaging kit in order to better serve the community.
“At CenterPoint Energy our top priority is to encourage safety awareness and safe practices in our communities. We are pleased that through our matching grant program, we are able to help cities leverage local resources to purchase needed safety equipment, training or provide financial support for important safety-related projects,” said Diane Englet, senior director of Community Relations for CenterPoint Energy. “Through these types of grant programs, we are able to stay connected with our emergency officials and aid them in keeping our neighbors and communities safe.”
Over the past 14 years, through its Community Partnership Grant Program, CenterPoint Energy has contributed over $1 million dollars in donations to communities for safety initiatives. To see what CenterPoint Energy is doing in the community, please visit CenterPointEnergy.com/community.