Committed to community

At Piedmont Electric, we do more than keep the lights on—we make a difference in the lives of those we serve by helping build a better community.  We show our commitment to the communities through a wide range of youth programs and giving opportunities.  By empowering our current and future members, we ensure a brighter and stronger future for all.  Together, we have the power to make a cooperative difference.

Bright Ideas grant winner stands holding flowers and a sign.

Bright Ideas education grants

Teachers, principals, counselors and coaches can apply for grants of up to $2,000 for creative classroom projects.


College scholarship recipient stands in front of Piedmont Electric logo.

College scholarships

High school seniors planning to continue their education can apply for our $2,000 scholarships.


Student stands next to the NC State coach at the summer basketball camp.

Sports camp scholarships

Middle school students can apply for a sponsorship to attend the UNC and NC State summer basketball camps.


Youth Tour winners standing in front of the Capital in Washington, D.C.

Youth Tour

High school students can apply to attend the week-long Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.


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If you are without electricity, please call 800.449.2667.
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