We support our community.

At Wake Electric, we do more than keep the lights on—we make a difference in the lives of those we serve by helping build a better community.  We show our commitment to the communities through a wide range of youth programs and giving opportunities.  By empowering our current and future members, we ensure a brighter and stronger future for all.  Together, we have the power to make a cooperative difference.

Bright Ideas Educator Grants

Cooperatives offer grants to teachers in our community to bring their innovative classroom project ideas to life.

Sports Camp Scholarships

Cooperatives award middle-school students full scholarships to attend sports camp on college campuses each summer.

Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.

High school students have the opportunity to attend the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.

WE Care Grants

A grant program awarding funds to non-profit organizations within Wake Electric’s service territory.

College Scholarship Program

Every year, we award one Fred M. Alford Memorial scholarship of $2,000 in memory of former Wake Electric employee Fred M. Alford.

Classroom Technology Awards

Grants of up to $3,000 are awarded annually in any discipline for specific technology such as computers, tablets, 3D printers, etc.

I have a community program question

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