Over the past five years, PSE has donated more than $258,000 to Whatcom County's charitable organizations — without any cost to rate payers — through our corporate giving program and the Puget Sound Energy Foundation. Members of TeamPSE, our employee volunteer program, donate many hours of personal time and lots of energy to support the Whatcom County community. We've also distributed more than $10 million in energy efficiency grants and rebates to our Whatcom County customers.
Junior Achievement of Whatcom County
Junior Achievement prepares young people for success in future endeavors by teaching them how the American business and economic systems operate. Every year we sponsor volunteer programs where teachers, business and industry professionals provide economic education and opportunities to students.
Bellingham Technical College Foundation and the Whatcom Community College Foundation
We are annual sponsors of the Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of the Bellingham Technical College and Whatcom Community College faculty and their dedication to their students.
Boys and Girls Club of Whatcom County
Serving more than 11,000 children and youth through its Clubhouse, athletic and outreach programs, the Boys and Girls Club of Whatcom County enables young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Annually we sponsor education and outreach programs to support this worthy undertaking.
Other Whatcom County organizations we support
Lydia House, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, The Opportunity Council, The St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, Western Washington University Foundation, Whatcom Land Trust, The Whatcom Volunteer Center and the YMCA, to mention just a few.
Energy efficiency grants and rebates
Over the past five years we've distributed more than $9.6 million in energy efficiency grants to commercial businesses and another $338,000 in residential rebates in Whatcom County.