Vectren Foundation Awards Greater Indiana $14,000 To Fund Alternative Fuel Vehicle First Responder Training
Indianapolis, IN- April 13, 2017– In an effort to ensure Hoosier first responders are properly equipped and knowledgeable to respond to alternative fuel vehicle situations, Greater Indiana submitted an application to The Vectren Foundation in the Fall to fund a one-day AFV training event. After reviewing grant applications, The Vectren Foundation awarded Greater Indiana $14,000 to fund this event. Over the last few years, AFVs have increased on the roads in Indiana, making it increasingly important to know how to properly respond in emergency situations. National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) is partnering with Greater Indiana Clean Cities to host this Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training one-day course inLafayette, IN. A lite breakfast and lunch will be provided.
National Guard Building
5218 Haggerty Ln.
Lafayette, IN. 47905
July 13, 2017
About the Vectren Foundation
The Vectren Foundation contributes to the well-being of the communities in which we live and work, and focuses its efforts on opportunities that help contribute to a sustainable future. The Foundation provides charitable grants focused on community development, education, energy conservation and environmental stewardship. The efforts of the Vectren Foundation continue to make significant, positive impacts throughout Indiana and west central Ohio.
About the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC)
The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) is a pioneer and a national leader in promoting programs and activities that desire to cure America’s addiction to oil and lead to energy independence and the greater use of cleaner transportation and energy. The NAFTC is the only nationwide alternative fuel vehicle and advanced technology vehicle training organization in the United States. Learn more by visiting their website at http://afvsafetytraining.com.
Contact: Kellie Walsh
Greater Indiana Clean Cities
About the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition (GICC)
The Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition (Greater Indiana) was designated as a Clean Cities Coalition by the U.S. Department of Energy, August of 1999, covering 11 counties. Now serving two-thirds of Indiana’s public and private sector fleets, our mission is to be a resource for our member fleets in their deployment of alternative fuels and technologies and to ensure that our first responders are equipped to approach the vehicles when involved in accidents.