FOLSOM, NJ, July 30, 2018 – SJI (NYSE: SJI) announced today that the application period for the Fall 2018 grant cycle of the company’s bi-annual Social Investment program will open Monday, August 6.
SJI’s Social Investment program provides funding to qualifying 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations who reflect the diversity in purpose, geography and populations served by the company and its subsidiaries.
Social Investment grant recipients must demonstrate the ability to positively impact the communities they serve, while addressing needs that align with the company’s four strategic pillars of social investment:
- Community Enrichment – improving quality-of-life through investments in the community to promote economic development and cultural appreciation.
- Environmental Stewardship – protecting our environment and natural resources through conservation, wildlife protection, environmental education and awareness programs.
- STEM and Vocational Career Development – encouraging and preparing students to pursue careers in STEM, eligible technical training with the potential to impact the utility/energy industry, job growth and development.
- Health and Social Services – providing access and financial support to improve the health and wellbeing of the elderly, developmentally and/or physically disabled, veterans and at-risk families, individuals and/or youth.
The application period for the Fall 2018 grant cycle will close on Monday, September 3 – all entries must be submitted to SJI on that date no later than 11:59 p.m. EST.
Detailed eligibility guidelines and the grant application can be found on the SJI website at www.sjindustries.com/community/eligibility-guidelines. Questions, requests for information and completed applications can be directed to email@example.com.
SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI’s regulated natural gas utility business that delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 681,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI’s non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; acquiring and marketing natural gas and electricity for retail customers; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company’s interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. Visit sjindustries.com for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.