DAYTON, Ohio - December 20, 2016 - The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), awarded one hundred forty-five (145) grants to a variety of educational, cultural, arts, human services, community and environmental organizations totaling $2.5 million in 2016.
"DP&L and the DP&L Foundation make significant contributions to programs that make a difference our communities," said DP&L President and CEO Tom Raga. "It is part of our corporate philosophy and these grants are just one visible result of what DP&L and our employees contribute to enhance the quality of life for our customers and their families."
The 2016 grants include twelve Signature Grants, a program the DP&L Foundation Board of Trustees initiated in 2013 to support new or innovative initiatives by our community partners. The Signature Grants, including three that exceed $100,000, will be announced in January 2017.
Since its founding in 1985, The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation along with DP&L have awarded almost $52 million to worthy organizations.
For more information about community investments made by The Dayton Power and Light Company and The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation, visit our website.
About The Dayton Power and Light Company and AES
The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL Inc. (DPL), a regional energy provider and an AES company. DPL's other significant subsidiaries include AES Ohio Generation, LLC (AES Ohio Gen), Miami Valley Insurance Company (MVIC), and Miami Valley Lighting, LLC (MVLt). The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 515,000 customers in West Central Ohio; AES Ohio Gen engages in the operation of merchant peaking generation facilities; MVIC, a captive insurance company, provides insurance services to DPL and its subsidiaries, and MVLt maintains outdoor lighting to governments and businesses. DPL, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates approximately 3,000 megawatts of generation capacity, of which 2,000 megawatts are coal-fired units and 1,000 megawatts are solar, natural gas, battery storage and diesel peaking units. For more information about the company, please visit www.dplinc.com. Connect with DP&L at www.twitter.com/dpltoday, www.linkedin.com/company/dayton-power-and-light, and at www.facebook.com/DPLToday.
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through a diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world's changing power needs. AES' 2015 revenues were $15 billion and AES owns and manages $37 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com. Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.
About The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation established in 1985 to invest in our communities and contribute to the improvement of the overall quality of life. The DP&L Foundation focuses its contributions in the following strategic contribution areas: Economic Development, Arts & Culture, Health & Human Services, and Education. Since its inception, The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation has made gifts totaling $35 million. To learn more, please visit www.dpandl.com/community.