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Eversource Energy Foundation

The mission of the Eversource Energy Foundation is to make a healthier, stronger, sustainable and more equitable future for our customers and communities.

Eversource is proud to invest in organizations, initiatives and services that provide broad, meaningful and sustainable change in the communities we serve. In 2020, the Eversource Energy Foundation contributed more than $6 million to charitable organizations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

The Eversource Energy Foundation is an independent, nonprofit philanthropic organization that is funded solely by shareowner dollars from Eversource Energy and it is dedicated to supporting our communities and making a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

The Foundation is governed by a board of directors. The board, composed of Eversource Energy officers, reviews Foundation program guidelines to ensure they reflect our values, mission and giving strategy.

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The Eversource Energy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in five major categories. However during challenging times, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Eversource must be flexible with our charitable giving to ensure that we responding to the most pressing needs of our communities. In 2020, Eversource donated over $2 million to nonprofit organizations that provided COVID-19 related work or services throughout our service territory. The five major categories are listed below:

Community Wellness and Basic Human Needs

Programs that provide families with the tools and resources they need for meeting basic needs and to help them thrive. This includes food and nutrition, social services, medical needs and housing support.


Programs that support STEM education, literacy, mentoring and youth development which can help to develop Eversource employees of tomorrow.

Clean Energy and Environmental Stewardship

Organizations that seek to educate, inform and advance environmental issues that have the potential to impact our communities. Programs include environmental conservation and education, park updates and trail projects. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We support equity and inclusion reform, community education programs creating equal rights for people of color, LGBTQ+, women, Veterans and other historically under-represented groups.

Community, Economic and Workforce Development

Programs that help revitalize underserved communities and support workforce development and educational opportunities that help vulnerable individuals advance in life.