The Avangrid Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of leading sustainable energy company AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), announced January 6, 2022, a total of $100,000 in grants to 13 wildlife rehabilitation centers as part of its Wildlife Rehabilitation Program. The grants support operational capabilities and expand outreach to communities within the service area of the AVANGRID family of companies to improve knowledge and awareness of wildlife resources.
“We’re thrilled to announce these grants, provided in collaboration with the AVANGRID family of companies and Wildlife Compliance team,” said Laney Brown, vice president of sustainability at AVANGRID. “Many of the partnerships established through this program have spanned multiple years, deepening our collaboration and collective ability to make real positive impact for the good of wildlife and our environment.”
This round of Wildlife Rehabilitation grantees, resulting from the second consecutive year that that Avangrid Foundation has issued a nationwide request for proposals, spans ten states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maine, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon,
Pennsylvania and Iowa.
SOAR is using the grant from the Avangrid Foundation to support the construction of new flight enclosures for kestrels and screech owls!
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