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We are inspired to positively impact the world and our community.

We created the Piedmont Lithium Foundation – Power for Life, Inc. to help us make a difference in Gaston County – and wherever we plan to operate to focus on supporting local educational, community, and charitable initiatives   

STEM Education

As a science-based organization, we are committed to supporting the core pillars of a successful education: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Scholarships and grants are awarded year-round to help further these learnings in our community.  

Scholarship Application
Spring 2024
Education Grant Application 
The Cherryville High School Education Foundation was the recipient of the inaugural gift from Power for Life. Our $10,000 donation is now furthering academic excellence in Cherryville High School.

Congratulations to Our 2023 North Carolina Scholarship Recipients!

Michael Jones

A Highland School of Technology graduate attending North Carolina State University

Riley Kiser

A Cherryville High School graduate attending Appalachian State University  


Ella Tynan

A South Point High School graduate attending Appalachian State University  


Organization Grant Funding

Grant funding is available for organizations to help promote the betterment of our community and support STEM-based learning programs. Applications are considered any time – please apply!  

Organization Grant Application