National Grid’s Grid for Good initiative provides tools, resources and employment opportunities to help hundreds of students across the five boroughs pursue successful careers in the energy industry. 

“It is vital that our students have access to programs and tools that will enable them to expand their horizons, discover their passions, and ultimately achieve their greatest potential,” said Rachael Gazdick, CEO of New York Edge.

Grid for Good is National Grid’s new flagship corporate responsibility community investment program, and New York Edge will serve as one of its charity partners through this grant.

The grant will allow New York Edge to provide industry specific skills and training to hundreds of its students from ages 16 – 24 to help them gain meaningful resources and employment opportunities in the energy field. The Grid for Good program is a unique pathway to employment comprised of industry knowledge training, peer networking, work readiness training, mentoring, internship opportunities, and more.