The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, Dominion East Ohio’s parent company, has awarded $2,500 to the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio, North Canton, for its Girl Scout Journey Program, "It's Your Planet - Love It!"

It was part of $25,000 in overall grants awarded to 10 Northeast Ohio organizations.

Each $2,500 grant helps fund projects related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.  

"We encourage projects that help prepare Ohio students to meet the challenges ahead, particularly in the fields of energy and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)," said Jeff Murphy, Dominion East Ohio Vice President and General Manager in a news release.

Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with approximately 26,000 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.