Available Funding Increased for 2016 TNMP Power Grants

Lewisville, Texas

Grants of up to $5,000 are available to qualified organizations in Texas-New Mexico Power's service area.

The total funding available for TNMP Power Grants in 2016 is $50,000, a 67 percent increase over 2015.

TNMP Power Grants can be used by qualifying 501(c)3 organizations and municipalities to fund a broad variety of projects, including (but not limited to):

  • community safety
  • economic development
  • education
  • environmental

"The TNMP Fund supported seven terrific projects in 2015, but there were many other worthy applicants, too," TNMP President Neal Walker said. "We're pleased that we were able to increase the funding so that we can fund more projects this year."

TNMP is a lines-and-poles company, serving power to about 236,000 homes and businesses. Its headquarters is in Lewisville and it has about 375 employees in more than 20 communities in Texas.

Qualifying 501(c)3 organizations and municipalities that are served by TNMP are eligible to apply. Maps of TNMP's service area are available at tnmp.com/areas. Organizations also can look at their monthly retail electric bills to see if TNMP is listed as the transmission and distribution service provider.

Free Webinar: Grant Application Training

Prospective applicants, including those who are new to grant preparation, can attend a webinar in which we'll describe grants and provide tips and training on writing effective grant applications.

The training is scheduled Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Central time. Participants can register in advance by visiting https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/610195893.

Applying for TNMP Power Grants

Visit our Power Grants page and follow the link to the application. The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at 5 p.m.

Questions from prospective applicants can be emailed to community@tnmp.com.

TNMP is a transmission and distribution service provider that delivers power to about 236,000 homes and businesses on behalf of retail electric providers in Texas. More information is available at tnmp.com/about-us.

Media contact
Eric Paul: 409-949-5685