ERCOT supports its employee's efforts to make a difference in the community in which they live and work, through volunteering, donations, and other charitable acts. The following groups and organizations are currently supported by employees through ERCOT's Community Involvement Committee:
Children and Families
Any Baby Can helps strengthen parents and their children through in-home therapies, resource navigation, and family support services. Services are provided through home visitation, community classes, and support groups.
CASA of Travis County speaks up for children who have been abused or neglected, by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates in the court system.
The Ghisallo Foundation provides after-school Bike Clubs and weekly bicycle maintenance for mostly low-income and at-risk students.
Taylor ISD BLADE provides after-school clubs at Taylor and Legacy High Schools where students learn to focus their technical and communication skills in order to imagine, design, and build renewable-energy-themed projects.
Taylor ISD MUNCH (Mentor at Lunch) provides an opportunity to mentor a small group of students during lunch periods.
Active-Duty Military and Veterans
In addition to recognizing and honoring members of the ERCOT family who are currently serving or have served, ERCOT employees also support the following organizations:
Fisher House builds and donates homes to the U.S. Government that serve as "a home away from home" for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers.
Honor Flight Austin makes possible the transporation of America's veterans to Washington D.C. so that they may visit the memorials honoring their service and sacrifices.
Other Important Community Facets
Central Texas SPCA provides shelter, food, medical care, and adoption services for homeless and abandoned dogs and cats.
Meals on Wheels provides hot, home-delivered meals to those unable to provide proper nutrition for themselves.
Shepherd's Heart Pantry, referred to as "a place of hope and healing," provides basic assistance with food, clothing, and emergency shelter.
United Way of Williamson County works to address root-causes of community issues and provide long-term solutions to these challenges by investing in education, financial stability, health, and basic needs.
We Are Blood provides and guards the community blood supply for 39 medical facilities in a 10-county service area of Central Texas. One donation can save the lives of three Central Texans.
ERCOT is a nonprofit and, as such, does not accept solicitations for grants, donations or sponsorships.