FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools was awarded a $3,000 grant from NextEra Energy Foundation for the 201l Florida Power & Light Teacher Grant Program. FUTURES Foundation is a nonprofit, direct funding organization founded to support Volusia County Schools. The organization's board of directors consists of business and community leaders who raise funds for needed programs, for which tax money is not available, in the public schools.
Florida Power & Light Company is the largest electric utility in Florida and one of the largest rate-regulated utilities in the United States. FPL serves approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida and is a leading employer in the state with more than 10,000 employees. A clean energy leader, FPL has one of the lowest emissions profiles and one of the leading energy efficiency programs among utilities nationwide. FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Florida - based NextEra Energy, Inc. For more information, contact FUTURES Foundation Director Kelly Ferguson at (386) 255-6475, ext. 50730.