At Nicor Gas, we believe that part of our corporate responsibility is to give back to our communities, and our philanthropic focus is designed to make a meaningful impact in the communities we serve.
The distinct areas of giving we focus our energy on are:
Currently, we are accepting grant requests for all categories throughout the year. Please note that Nicor Gas can consider grant requests only from those organizations classified as 501(c)(3), tax-exempt by the IRS. Nicor Gas does not contribute to individuals, religious organizations or private K-12 schools.
A few examples of our contributions are:
Nicor Gas is proud of our long association with United Way, which began in 1954, and continues today.
By helping fund more than 1,000 health and human service agencies throughout northern Illinois,United Way enriches, strengthens and nurtures communities to make them more vibrant places to live and work.
If your organization would like to submit a request for a contribution, email the information G2NicorGasContributi@southernco.com.
Your request must include:
Grants are most likely to be awarded to organizations that fall into one of the five focus areas noted above and whose programs benefit those within Nicor Gas’ service area.
Contributions are not made to: