Corporate Contributions

Pursuant to FirstEnergy’s obligations in Section 5(D) (“Transparency in Corporate Contributions”) of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement filed on July 22, 2021, in United States v. FirstEnergy Corp., Case No. 1:21cr00086 (SDOH), below are lists of payments made by FirstEnergy to entities incorporated under 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(4), and to entities known by FirstEnergy to be operating for the benefit of a public official, either directly or indirectly for time periods beginning January 1, 2021.

Information about FirstEnergy’s subsequent Corporate Contributions, if any, will be updated here on a quarterly basis going forward. 


Payments made between January 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021:

Date Paid Organization Name Organization Address Amount Purpose
1/11/2021 Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System Inc Lockbox 446023 PO Box 64079 Saint Paul MN 55164  $2,200.00 Subscription for services 
1/20/2021-1/25/2021 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Northeast Ohio Chapter PO Box 14715 Cleveland, OH 44114  $30.00 Membership dues
1/20/2021-3/19/2021 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Northeast Ohio Chapter PO Box 14715 Cleveland, OH 44114  $135.00 Training
1/25/2021 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)  1101 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005  $3,950.00 NARUC Winter Summit registration for employee attendance
1/15/2021-6/14/2021  Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. 720 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032  $2,097,947.11
Payments for legacy MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) project costs that were allocated to a FirstEnergy subsidiary, as mandated by FERC
2/2/2021 Rotary Club of Youngstown  201 E Commerce St. Suite 450 Youngstown Oh   $475.00 Membership dues
3/1/2021-6/11/2021 Resolute Strategies, LLC 331 Knoll Top Lane Haddonfield, NJ 08033 $67,500.00 Regulatory and public affairs consulting 
3/16/2021 Three Rivers Pollution Response Council Inc. Westmoreland City PA 15692  $1,000.00* Membership dues
3/31/2021 Potomac Edison Forerunners 22009 Mohawk Drive Smithsburg, MD 21783  $1,100.00 Employee club membership dues
5/1/2021 Lumberport Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 33, Lumberport, WV 26386  $1,000.00 Donation to local fire department
5/15/2021 I-79 Technology Park Association 1000 Technology Drive Suite 3000 Fairmont, WV 26554  $2,379.50 Building association fee for a FirstEnergy facility
5/24/2021 Minardi Public Affairs LLC 1526 Bedford Rd, Charleston, WV 25314 $12,000.00 Government relations and legislative consulting services
6/9/2021 Londonderry Fire Co. 2655 Foxianna Road
Middletown, PA 17057
 $1,265.00 Donation to local fire department 
6/9/2021 Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department 1350 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
 $23,052.50 Donation to local fire department 

     *Updated as of 9/22/2021
 

Payments made between July 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021:

Date Paid Organization Name Organization Address Amount Purpose
7/15/2021-9/15/2021  Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. 720 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032  $1,060,845.33 Payments for legacy MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) project costs that were allocated to a FirstEnergy subsidiary, as mandated by FERC
7/14/2021 Greater Berks Development Fund 606 Court Street, Reading, PA 19603  $3,578.10 Purchase of a property to be used for the construction of a new area substation in Reading, PA
7/26/2021 Toledo Rotary Club 101 N. Summit St.#436, Toledo, OH 43604 $550.00 Membership dues
8/27/2021 New Wilmington Rotary Club 132 Shenago Rd., New Castle, PA 16105  $30.00 Rotary event
9/2/2021-9/27/2021 Minardi Public Affairs LLC 1526 Bedford Rd, Charleston, WV 25314 $21,000.00 Government relations and legislative consulting services
9/23/2021 Resolute Strategies, LLC 331 Knoll Top Lane Haddonfield, NJ 08033 $22,500.00 Regulatory and public affairs consulting 

Payments made between October 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021:

Date Paid Organization Name Organization Address Amount Purpose
10/4/2021-12/13/2021 New Wilmington Rotary Club 132 Shenago Rd., New Castle, PA 16105 $95.00 Rotary events
10/8/2021-12/9/2021 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Northeast Ohio Chapter PO Box 14715 Cleveland, OH 44114  $25.00 Training seminars
10/14/2021-12/14/2021  Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. 720 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032  $1,062,322.19 Payments for legacy MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) project costs that were allocated to a FirstEnergy subsidiary, as mandated by FERC
11/5/2021 Resolute Strategies, LLC 331 Knoll Top Lane Haddonfield, NJ 08033 $7,500.00 Regulatory and public affairs consulting 
12/10/2021 Point Marion Fire Department 1 Cheat St. Point Marion, PA 15474 $3,275.00 Payment for fire department services

Payments made between January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022:

Date Paid Organization Name Organization Address Amount Purpose
1/3/2022-2/17/2022 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Northeast Ohio Chapter PO Box 14715 Cleveland, OH 44114  $30.00 Membership dues
1/14/2022-3/14/2022  Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. 720 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032  $1,073,770.59 Payments for legacy MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) project costs that were allocated to a FirstEnergy subsidiary, as mandated by FERC
1/31/2022 The National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors 1055 Crupper Avenue Columbus, OH 43299 $26.00 Payment to receive manufacturer information for certain equipment
2/7/2022 Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System Inc. Lockbox 446023 PO Box 64079 Saint Paul MN 55164-0703 $2,200.00 Subscription for services

Payments made between April 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022:

Date Paid Organization Name Organization Address Amount Purpose
4/8/2022 Point Marion Fire Department 1 Cheat St. Point Marion, PA 15474 $2,750.00 Payment for fire department services
4/14/2022-6/14/2022  Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. 720 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032 $1,048,519.56 Payments for legacy MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) project costs that were allocated to a FirstEnergy subsidiary, as mandated by FERC
4/29/2022 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Northeast Ohio Chapter PO Box 14715 Cleveland, OH 44114  $70.00 Training
5/5/2022-6/17/2022 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) 1101 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005 $3,669.00 NARUC Summer Summit registration for employee attendance


Payments made between July 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022:

Date Paid Organization Name Organization Address Amount Purpose
7/15/2022-9/15/2022 Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. 720 City Center Dr, Carmel, IN 46032 $1,048,083.24 Payments for legacy MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP) project costs that were allocated to a FirstEnergy subsidiary, as mandated by FERC
9/2/2022-9/21/2022 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Northeast Ohio Chapter PO Box 14715 Cleveland, OH 44114 $90.00 Training expenses
7/18/2022-9/23/2022 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) 1101 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005  $4,295.00 NARUC Summer Summit registration for employee attendance
9/14/2022 Mountain State Forest Festival Association 101 Lough St. Elkins WV 26241 $2,000.00 Support for Lumberjack Competition Event
8/24/2022 NAACP 2131 Stokes Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106 $2,000.00 + 3 hours volunteer time Support for Annual Human Rights Banquet and Gala Planning Committee
7/26/2022 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5642 16972 SR 706 Montrose PA 18801 $25.32  Payment for a meal

 

 

Last Modified: November 21, 2022