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Community Investment and Involvement

Moving our communities forward...

At Evergy, we’re committed to empowering a better future for our customers and our communities. Making a positive impact in the communities we call home is a foundational component of our business.

We're here for you during this time by pledging $2.2 million to local COVID-19 relief, bringing our 2020 planned giving to over $8 million. Here's how we're helping our agencies, communities and customers:

  • Emergency grants to help non-profit agencies on the front lines delivering essential services to our communities. We've donated $400,000 to over 50 agencies.
  • Hometown Economic Recovery Program. Evergy accepted applications from registered 501(c)3 and 501(c)6 nonprofits for programs and projects focused on aiding in the short- and long-term recovery efforts in our service territory. Grants could be requested in amounts between $5,000 and $25,000 in two phases. Phase one ended September 1 with awardees announced September 17. Phase 2 ended October 1, and the awardees can be viewed here.
  • One million dollars to assist customers with energy payments. We're expanding on flexible pay arrangements for residential and small business customers, committing to $1,000,000 to Dollar Aide, Project DESERVE and other programs that assist customers with energy payments. 

Our community investment program is based on strategies that help our customers and region move forward. We look for innovative solutions to solve root causes, so that our efforts and actions are truly making an impact in our hometowns.

We give priority to requests for funding aligned with...

Environmental Leadership
As an energy provider, we're committed to creating a sustainable energy future and minimizing our environmental impact.

We do this by through the advancement of clean energy resources, education, stewardship and environmental action and activities.

Community Vitality 
Evergy is only as healthy as the communities in which we live and work. And, our hometowns are as unique as our customers.

We invest in opportunities that retain and attract business as well as stimulate workforce readiness, access to opportunities for all ages and backgrounds and basic needs that help people contribute to society.