VW Committee awards $5.5 million for electric vehicle charging stations
The Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program Committee (committee) approved $5.535 million in funding to the Indiana Utility Group to install at least 61 DC Fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across Indiana at its meeting on May 20, 2021.
Foundation completes grant challenge with $33,334 contribution from Hoosier Energy
The Wabash Valley Community Foundation, through its affiliate the Sullivan County Community Foundation, has received a $33,334 contribution from Hoosier Energy for the establishment of the Hoosier Energy Endowment Fund. This amount will leverage an additional $66,668 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its GIFT (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow) initiative, resulting in a $100,000 endowment to benefit Sullivan County forever.


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