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Environmental Education and Stewardship Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools in Multiple States
for Environmental Protection and Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Dominion Energy Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/30/19 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to USA K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations in multiple states where the funding source has a business presence for projects and programs that promote environmental protection, advance K-12 environmental education, and improve open spaces. Funding may be used for supplies and materials, equipment specifically related to the proposed project, and staff training.

Eligible projects are those that support at least one of the following priorities:
- Educating K-12 students and the public about environmental stewardship
- Protecting and preserving natural habitats
- Improving open spaces and making nature accessible

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162920

Estimated Size of Grant:

- The maximum grant award is $25,000 for nonprofit organizations in areas where Dominion Energy has significant assets or customer base. If the project narrative and budget do not adequately support the requested funding amount, lesser amounts may be awarded.
- The maximum grant for K-12 schools is $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations include nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations and public and private K-12 schools in communities served by Dominion Energy companies.

Foundation grant support is NOT available to:
- Individuals
- Religious programs of churches or other sectarian organizations
- Fraternal, political, advocacy or labor organizations
- Projects or organizations that are not located within geographic areas where Dominion Energy provides electricity or natural gas service, or has significant facilities or business interests
- Fund-raising events (dinners, lunches, etc.)
- Golf tournaments or other sporting events
- Organizations without 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
- Organizations that limit membership and services based on race, religion, color, creed, sex, age or national origin
- Advertising for benefit or courtesy purposes
- Travel-related events, including student trips or tours
- Memorial campaigns

Dominion Energy does not typically fund university research projects or endow chairs. The primary interest of the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is to support programs and specific projects. Consequently, support of capital campaigns is limited and provided on an exceptional basis.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Cycle:
- April 30: Application period closes at 5:00 PM
- June 10: Notification to all applicants
- Summer: Public announcements and check presentations

For nonprofits in Georgia, New York, and Pennsylvania, send an email with one paragraph about your organization and localities served.

Guidelines:
https://www.dominionenergy.com/community/dominion-energy-charitable-foundation/apply-for-a-grant/grant-guidelines-and-restrictions

FAQs:
https://www.dominionenergy.com/community/dominion-energy-charitable-foundation/apply-for-a-grant/frequently-asked-questions

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/ao_login.login?x_gm_id=1863&x_proposal_type_id=3598

Email: DominionFoundation@dominionenergy.com

Contact Form:
https://www.dominionenergy.com/contact-us

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Garfield, Moffat and Rio Blanco;   Connecticut: Bozrah, Colchester, East Haddam, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington, Voluntown and Waterford.;   Georgia: Geographic restrictions apply;   Idaho: Franklin;   Maryland: Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s.;   New York: Geographic restrictions apply;   North Carolina: The counties of Alamance, Alexander, Beaufort, Bertie, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Camden, Caswell, Chatham, Chowan, Cleveland, Currituck, Dare, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gaston, Gates, Granville, Halifax, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Iredell, Jackson, Lee, M;   Ohio: Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Auglaize, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Guernsey, Jefferson, Hardin, Harrison, Holmes, Knox, Lake, Mahoning, Medina, Mercer, Monroe, Noble, Paulding, Portage, Putnam, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas;   Pennsylvania: Geographic restrictions apply;   South Carolina: All localities;   Utah: All counties with the exception of Kane and Wayne.;   Virginia: All localities are invited to apply.;   West Virginia: All localities are invited to apply.;   Wyoming: Carbon, Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater and Uinta.