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Environmental Education and Stewardship Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools in Eligible
Regions for Environmental Protection and Education

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Funding Source:

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Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/11/20 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 eligible regions for programs that promote environmental protection and preserving natural habitats, advance K-12 environmental education and stewardship, and improve open spaces and make nature more accessible. Funding is intended for short term, specific projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment.

Environmental stewardship grants to protect natural resources and help non-profit organizations make efficient use of energy.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162920

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation considers grant requests up to $25,000 that focus on specific, short-term projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment, and K-12 school requests up to $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.

The Environmental Education and Stewardship grants are being offered in and near communities served by Dominion Energy companies, including:-
- 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
Idaho: Franklin
- Maryland: Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s
- New York: Send us an email (1-2 paragraphs) about your organization, potential project and localities served, and Dominion Energy will provide invitation code if appropriate
- 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, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Rowan, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrell, Vance, Wake, Warren and Washington, and the cities of Roanoke Rapids and Weldon
- 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, Van Wert, Washington and Wayne
- Pennsylvania: Send an email (1-2 paragraphs) about your organization, potential project and localities served, and Dominion Energy will provide invitation code if appropriate
- South Carolina: All localities are invited to apply
- 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

The Environmental Education and Stewardship Grants program will not cover:
- Support for capital and/or land acquisition
- Long-term research projects
- General operating grants
- Overhead, indirect costs or endowments

Pre-Application Information:

Application Cycle - Due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, the deadline has been extended.
- Sept. 11 - Application period closes at 5:00 PM
- December- Notification to all applicants
- January/February 2021- Public announcements and check presentations

Application Information: https://www.dominionenergy.com/our-promise/customers-and-community/charitable-foundation/applying-for-a-grant

Eligibility Quiz: https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=1863&x_quiz_id=337&x_order_by=1

Focus Areas: https://www.dominionenergy.com/company/community/dominion-energy-charitable-foundation

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: http://www.cybergrants.com/dominion/grant_app

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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.;   Idaho: Franklin;   Maryland: Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s.;   New York City;   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.

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