The Community Foundation of Greene County announced recently that the Equitrans Midstream Foundation has provided a $10,000 contribution to the Greene County Emergency Response Fund, and Equitrans Midstream Corp. provided an additional $5,000 contribution.
“We are so grateful for the generous support of Equitrans Midstream Foundation and Equitrans Midstream Corporation to the Emergency Response Fund,” said Jeff McCracken, Chairman of the Community Foundation of Greene Board of Directors. “Their support for the Fund is a testament to their commitment to our community. We are proud to partner with them to help our residents and nonprofits weather this crisis.
Greene County Emergency Response Fund was established by CFGC to address local needs resulting from emergency and disaster situations in Greene County. Partnering with the Greene County United Way, the Fund is held by CFGC to address immediate, short-term and long-term needs in the wake of a county emergency and provide quick, flexible grants and resources to nonprofit organizations our area working with communities, people and organizations who are heavily impacted by a local disasters and emergencies.
“Equitrans Midstream is committed to building strong partnerships with our neighbors and communities,” said Anne Naqi, president, Equitrans Midstream Foundation. We continue to navigate stressful, unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and through our local partnerships, we are proud to assist the many organizations providing emergency response and relief to our region. Whether through financial, in-kind, or volunteer support, it is important for us to act on opportunities that will be beneficial to others and to continue enhancing our community partnerships through the activities of both our Foundation and corporate local giving program.”
Grants from the Fund will be made to health, human services and other organizations to help ensure that basic needs are met, including food, housing, and healthcare, as well as operational costs associated with re-tooling functions of those organizations serving the public. Initial gifts will be used to address urgent local needs caused by the COVID-19 virus. Nonprofit organizations who would like to apply for assistance from the Fund should go to htp://www.cfgcpa.org/emergency-response-grants/
The Emergency Response Fund has raised nearly $130,000 since it was established in March. The Grant Review Committee has awarded 14 grants totaling more than $57,000. A list of donors and grants is also available on the CFGC website
About the Equitrans Midstream Foundation:
The Equitrans Midstream Foundation was established by Equitrans Midstream Corporation, one of the largest natural gas gatherers and transmission pipeline operators in the United States. As the charitable arm of the Corporation, the Foundation is a dedicated resource to aid in the social and economic prosperity of the many local communities where we live and work. The Equitrans Midstream Foundation proudly supports the critical needs of communities, continuous learning through education, and sustainability in our environment.
Visit www.equitransmidstream.com/etrn-foundation to learn more about our mission and funding priorities.
About Equitrans Midstream Corporation:
Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN) has a premier asset footprint in the Appalachian Basin and is one of the largest natural gas gatherers in the United States. With a rich 135-year history in the energy industry, ETRN was launched as a standalone company in 2018 and, through its subsidiaries, has an operational focus on gas gathering systems, transmission and storage systems, and water services assets that support natural gas producers across the Basin. ETRN is helping to meet America’s growing need for clean-burning energy, while also providing a rewarding workplace and enriching the communities where its employees live and work. ETRN owns the non-economic general partner interest and a majority ownership of the limited partner interest in EQM.
Visit Equitrans Midstream Corporation at www.equitransmidstream.com
About the Community Foundation of Greene County
The Community Foundation of Greene County (CFGC), a private, non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2000, is the central philanthropic vehicle in Greene County for donations of various types and sizes to help people who care address causes that matter. CFGC currently manages more than $6 million in assets through 95 permanent endowed and restricted funds while awarding more than $250,000 annually in grants and scholarships.
For more information about the Greene County Emergency Response Fund and CFGC contact the Community Foundation of Greene County by phone at 724-627-2010 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.