Spread good energy Hometown Grants

Helping local non-profits spread good energy and win up to $10,000 for community improvement projects

Does your non-profit (501c3) have an idea that will Spread Good Energy in our community? Let us know! We're looking for innovative projects that help make a difference. Your organization could be one of four winners to receive a grant of up to $10,000 for your project. Plus, a team of Evergy volunteers* will join you for a day to help accomplish your project! 

Stay tuned! Applications for 2023 Hometown Grants open February 14!

 

Apply

Submit a completed application by 5pm CST March 2:

  1. What the grant will be used for
  2. Who the grant will impact
  3. How the grant will spread good energy in our community

We'll review the submissions and contact the top 10 finalists on or before March 7.

If you make the top 10, now it's time to get your fans to vote!

Vote

If you make it to the Top 10, now it's time to get your fans to vote for your project. 

  1. Go to our Facebook page to “like” and share your project with your followers from March 10–24
  2. The 4 projects with the most "likes" by March 24 at 5pm CST will each win up to $10,000—plus, a team of Evergy employee volunteers* for a day!

See Official Rules

Evergy employees volunteering at a food collection drive

Project Examples

Get inspired! Here are just a few examples of potential projects:

  • Improve a community space that helps vulnerable and underserved populations
  • Host an environmental project such as a park and trail improvements
  • Design a program to help stimulate workforce readiness or youth development

 

*Evergy Employee Volunteer Details

Winning projects will demonstrate how the organization can use both the $10,000 grant and a team of Evergy employee volunteers for one day. The one-day Evergy volunteer event must take place between April 14–April 30, 2023 and will be coordinated and mutually agreed-upon by Evergy and the winning organization.

Learn all the ways we're working to improve our communities. For questions, contact hometowngrant@evergy.com

Congratulations to prior year Hometown Grant recipients!

2022:

Noyes Home for Children - Energizing the Preschool Playground, St. Joseph, MO

Girl Scouts of NE KS and NW MO - Building Strengths with New Climbing Wall, Tonganoxie, KS

Kansas State Rose Gardens - Bringing Life Back to the Rose Garden, Manhattan, KS

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum - Monarch Plaza Makeover, Kansas City, MO