RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion is inviting nonprofit arts organizations serving K-12 students in Virginia to apply for a 2016 Dominion ArtStars award. This year, one Shining Star Award of $10,000 will be awarded in each of five regions for programs that best demonstrate the ability to advance synergy between arts and education in the community.
"ArtStars is about recognizing arts and cultural organizations that are making communities more vibrant by engaging students in theater, art, music and other artistic forms," said Hunter A. Applewhite, president of the Dominion Foundation, the charitable arm of Dominion.
To be eligible, organizations must have a qualifying arts and education program and an annual budget of less than $1 million. For details on eligibility and to apply, visit www.dom.com/ArtStars.
Application deadline is Oct. 31, 2016, at 5 p.m. and only online applications will be accepted.
Dominion (NYSE: D) is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy. The Dominion Foundation is dedicated to improving the physical, social and economic well-being of the communities served by Dominion companies, including Dominion Virginia Power. The Foundation supports nonprofit causes that meet basic human needs, protect the environment, support education and promote community vitality. Dominion Foundation grants are funded by shareholder dollars and not borne by customers. For more information about Dominion, visit www.dom.com.
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