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Press Release - Focus on Energy's "Save to Give Challenge"


New Richmond Nonprofits Could Earn $25,000 if Homeowners Save Energy

Focus on Energy® is accepting applications from nonprofits for the” Save to Give Challenge”

(New Richmond, Wisconsin) New Richmond residents who choose to save money by saving energy in their homes during FOCUS ON ENERGY’s “Save to Give Challenge” program can help three of their favorite, local charities. The “Save to Give Challenge” offers homeowners a chance to make a difference in their community by recording their energy saving actions online. Now, it’s time for nonprofits in the area to apply to be one of the three that could see some large checks.

 To be eligible for the “Save to Give Challenge,” nonprofits must be based in or do work in the New Richmond community, be a 501(c)3 entity, use the funds donated from the “Save to Give Challenge” to benefit the community, and be willing to actively recruit participants to join the program.

 Nonprofits can apply by clicking HERE, visiting, or contact Brady Steigauf at They can also call 608-284-1756.

 The nonprofits will be selected by a group of community members and stakeholders and will be evaluated based on the organization’s ability to get residents of New Richmond to participate in the “Save to Give Challenge.” The more residents actively participate, the more money raised and donated.

 For more information visit the Focus on Energy website and the “Save to Give Challenge” page,

 About Focus on Energy

Since 2001, Focus on Energy has empowered the people and businesses of Wisconsin to make smart energy decisions with enduring economic benefits.  Focus on Energy partners with 107 utilities offering energy expertise and financial incentives to reduce energy waste. A recent independent evaluation found every $1 invested in Focus on Energy generates $4.32 in benefits for Wisconsin residents and businesses.

 For more information call 800.762.7077 or visit

September 28, 2021

Ron Giordan, Public and Media Relations Manager