TORONTO, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - Hydro One is launching a new grants program
called PowerPlay to support and enhance children's sports and recreation
facilities in Ontario communities served by the company.
"We believe in investing our charitable dollars to help build strong,
healthy communities where our customers and employees live and work,"
explained Acting President and CEO Laura Formusa. "PowerPlay will do just that
by helping fund great, safe community facilities where kids can play and
The program, open to municipalities and registered charities in Hydro
One-served communities, offers grants up to $25,000 for capital projects for
community centres, indoor or outdoor ice rinks, playgrounds, splash pads and
sports fields where the primary purpose is to support children's community
sports and active play. This includes new facilities and renovation of
existing facilities that are open and accessible to the community at large.
Additional funding may be available where energy efficiency measures are
incorporated into the project.
Municipalities interested in the program should go to www.HydroOne.com
and click on In Your Community and follow the on-line application process.
Hydro One delivers electricity safely, reliably and responsibly to homes
and businesses across the province of Ontario and owns and operates Ontario's
29,000 kilometre high-voltage transmission network that delivers electricity
to large industrial customers and municipal utilities, and a 122,000 kilometre
low-voltage distribution system that serves about 1.3 million end-use
customers and smaller municipal utilities in the province. Hydro One is wholly
owned by the Province of Ontario.
For further information:
For further information: and to make arrangements for photography,
contact Hydro One Media Relations 24 hours a day at 1-877-506-7584 (toll-free
in Ontario only) or (416) 345-6868. Our web site is www.HydroOne.com.