2017 Citizenship Report
Message from Mike Anderson
Senior Vice President, Charitable Giving
President and CEO of the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.
At Georgia Power, we believe in being “A Citizen Wherever We Serve.” Our employees are dedicated to educating the next generation of Georgians and building the future for our state by investing their time, resources and skills in educational programs in every region across our five giving focus areas:
- Improving education;
- Strengthening health and human services;
- Protecting the environment;
- Enriching arts and culture;
- Collaborating with civic and community organizations
In 2017, the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. and Georgia Power contributed more than $16 million and supported over 1,297 non-profit organizations across Georgia. Additionally, our employees and retirees volunteered more than 147,000 hours, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to making a difference in our communities. Over $6 million were dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education initiatives.
Building a better tomorrow for the next generation is critical to the success of our state. Our dedicated employees and retirees are constantly looking to invest in and improve the lives of others. We are proud to share a few examples of our investments across the state of Georgia.