AIOF has been awarded a Duke Energy Foundation Powerful Communities Grant and is proud to partner with the Duke Energy Foundation on the FSIC AIOF Dream Creators Workforce Development Program.
Over the last 3 years AIOF has been working to introduce more minorities to careers in the electrical utility lineman industry. With Duke’s support, AIOF will be able to double the number of program participants it supports in an effort to help them train for and secure jobs where they can earn $50-100 thousand their first year.
“Duke Energy is proud to support the AIOF Dream Creators program,” said Tanya Evans, Duke Energy district manager. “Our goal is to create a diverse pipeline of skilled workers who can support North Carolina’s energy industry going forward, and the Dream Creators program offers transformational opportunities for participants.”