This foundation complements a history of corporate citizenship
NiSource established the NiSource Charitable Foundation, with a mission to help create strong and sustainable communities where our employees and customers live and work.
In close collaboration with NiSource employees and community partners, the foundation seeks opportunities to provide funding and encourage volunteer support for non-profit organizations in the areas of:
The NiSource Charitable Foundation evaluates requests on the following areas: quality, strategic potential, community impact, public benefit, and management. The foundation reserves the right to decline any request, change guidelines without notice or reduce any gift amounts in accordance with corporate budgets, program guidelines or conflict of interest with NiSource.
Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)3 or other non-profit as determined by the Internal Revenue Service with a focus in one or more of the NiSource Charitable Foundation's focus areas and have a direct impact in the NiSource service territory.
Individuals; religious organizations other than universities or colleges; political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns; organizations which discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin or disability; sports sponsorships; and organizations requesting goodwill advertising for fundraising benefits and program books are not eligible.