NAPERVILLE, IL – August 16, 2023 – Today, Nicor Gas is announcing $100,000 in environmental stewardship grants for organizations and nonprofits across the company’s service territory that are committed to providing equitable access to natural green spaces and enhancing sustainability activities that make a meaningful impact.
“We are proud to support organizations across the state that are dedicated to being good environmental stewards in the more than 650 communities we serve every day,” said Jackie Nagel, manager of Community Affairs at Nicor Gas. “As the largest natural gas provider in Illinois, we believe in investing in meaningful projects that align with our focus to preserve green space and improve sustainability efforts.”
This year, Nicor Gas is proud to award 21 organizations with grants up to $5,000 to support their environmental initiatives, including:
Kankakee County/Pembroke Township:
Northern Illinois Region (DuPage, Kane & Will County):
To learn more about Nicor Gas’ commitment to protecting the environment and giving back to the communities it serves, visit www.NicorGas.com/CharitableGiving.
About Nicor Gas
Nicor Gas is one of four natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO). Nicor Gas serves more than 2.3 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago. For more information, visit nicorgas.com.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.3 million natural gas customers through its regulated distribution companies in four states with approximately 600,000 retail customers through its companies that market natural gas. Other businesses include investments in interstate pipelines and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit southerncompanygas.com.