The board of directors of the National Fuel Gas Company Foundation, the charitable giving arm of National Fuel Gas Co., recently held its quarterly meeting and approved grants totaling $220,000.
David P. Bauer, foundation president and president and CEO of National Fuel, said the foundation is committed to initiatives that uphold safe and healthy communities across its service territory, evidenced by recent grant recipients.
“We are extremely proud of our ongoing support of the American Red Cross. Their numerous public safety efforts coupled with expert and compassionate disaster response makes them a vital and worthy organization,” he said.
Grants were awarded to the Western New York, Northwestern Pennsylvania and Mid Central Pennsylvania American Red Cross chapters.
In addition, the board approved grant requests for the following nonprofits that help underserved populations, as well as advance health care and veteran services.
In New York:
√ Buffalo City Mission
√ Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
√ Veterans One-stop Center of WNY
√ John F. Kennedy Center
The National Fuel Gas Company Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation funded entirely by National Fuel through shareholder funds to better establish National Fuel’s commitment to the community. Foundation focus areas include the underserved/economically disadvantaged, education, community vitality/economic impact, and veteran services.