Charitable Donations Program

Among electric cooperatives, there is a time honored tradition of giving. From the dawn of the electric cooperative movement, it was all about neighbors helping neighbors. Nothing has changed in that respect. Piedmont Electric established the Helping Hand Foundation as a way to give back to the communities in which we live and serve.


The Helping Hand Foundation board of directors meets four times a year on the dates below to discuss funding. If you are requesting funds, please ensure you complete the Charitable Request Form below well in advance of the meeting prior to your project, program or event. Any applications received after the deadline will automatically be considered at the following meeting.

Scheduled HHF board meetings:

  • Nov. 9, 2022 (deadline to apply is Oct. 26)
  • Feb. 8, 2023
  • May 10, 2023
  • August 9, 2023

Note: If you have any questions about the form or if you are having issues submitting it, please contact us at Thank you!

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