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The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation's Critical Community Needs grants program considers requests from eligible 501c(3) nonprofits across the company's footprint with a proven record of meeting basic human needs/managing future needs. Grant projects must support one or more of the following:

  • Housing and shelter
  • Access to medicine and medical services (including mental health services)
  • Increased food security

At this time, the Critical Community Needs grant cycle is closed. Please check back for updates on future grant cycles.

Critical Community Needs Grant Recipients

In 2022, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation awarded $1.25 million in philanthropic grants to 185 nonprofit organizations across eight states. These grants support essential human services, including housing, health care and food security. This is the seventh year the company has donated more than $1 million to meet critical community needs. Examples of the 2022 grant recipients include:

  • Beloved Haven, Inc. (Elizabeth City, North Carolina) to support human trafficking survivors with transitional housing needed while they work to rebuild their lives.
  • Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (Verona, Virginia) to help provide more than 1 million lbs. of food to residents of the Blue Ridge region.
  • Food Connection (Asheville, North Carolina) to support a Mobile Meals expansion program in the Asheville area and surrounding communities experiencing food insecurity.
  • Good Samaritan Clinics of SC (Lexington, South Carolina) to help provide no-cost healthcare to under-served communities in South Carolina.
  • Lighthouse Ministries (Florence, South Carolina) to support its Working Mothers Education Program that provides low-income mothers with life skills classes, money management sessions, and other necessities such as diapers and wipes.
  • Piedmont Senior Resources Area Agency on Aging (Farmville, Virginia) to support senior citizen services and medical care transportation needs for residents in Cumberland, Nottoway, Amelia, Prince Edward, Charlotte, Buckingham and Lunenburg Counties.
  • Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership (Warren, Ohio) to support its emergency home repair program that helps ensure low-income households receive needed home repairs at no cost to the homeowner.
  • Utah AIDS Foundation (Salt Lake City, Utah) to help provide essential supportive services for people living with HIV, including a food bank, nutrition services program, and mental healthcare program.

View the entire list of 2022 Critical Community Needs grant recipients.

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