Soul City Solar Awards $40,000 to Hinds County Nonprofits in Inaugural Round of Community Grants

The company planning a new solar farm between Bolton and Raymond is partnering with several local organizations to ensure that the project’s benefits are felt broadly throughout Hinds County. Soul City Solar is awarding $40,000 in funding through its Community Grant Program to support eight local nonprofit organizations. The program is designed to support groups working in Hinds County to build healthy communities, support economic development, foster environmental sustainability, and promote education.  These grants are the first round of funding distributed through the program and represent the beginning of a long-term commitment to the region. The developer of the project, Virginia-based Apex Clean Energy, has awarded over $4 million in community grant funds to nonprofit organizations across the country. Continue reading