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The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation will award up to $1.5 million through a competitive Environmental Education and Stewardship grants program.  Eligible organizations include nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations and public and private K-12 schools in communities served by Dominion Energy companies (see Geographic Eligibility below). The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation considers grant requests up to $50,000 that focus on specific, short-term projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment, and K-12 requests up to $5,000. The projects should support one or more of the following priorities:

  • Educating students and the public about environmental stewardship
  • Protecting and preserving natural habitats
  • Improving open spaces and making nature accessible

Application Cycle

  • August 2 - Application period opens
  • September 30 - Application period closes at 5 p.m.
  • December - Notification to all applicants
  • Winter - Public announcements and check presentations

 

Project Description

The project description should include:

  • Specific plan of action including project activities, locations and targeted audiences (K-12 applicants include grade levels)
  • Anticipated outcomes that address identified community need
  • Effective evaluation methods
  • Plans to sustain the program and share results with Dominion Energy and the community

The Environmental Education and Stewardship grants are being offered in and near communities served by Dominion Energy companies, including:

  • Garfield
  • Moffat
  • Rio Blanco
Send us an email (approximately one paragraph) about your organization and localities served if you are interested in obtaining additional information.
  • Franklin
Send us an email (approximately one paragraph) about your organization and localities served if you are interested in obtaining additional information.

 

    • Alamance County
    • Alexander County
    • Beaufort County
    • Bertie County
    • Buncombe County
    • Cabarrus County
    • Camden County
    • Caswell County
    • Chatham County
    • Chowan County
    • Cleveland County
    • Currituck County
    • Dare County
    • Durham County
    • Edgecombe County
    • Franklin County
    • Gaston County
    • Gates County
    • Granville County
    • Halifax County
    • Haywood County
    • Henderson County
    • Hertford County
    • Iredell County
    • Jackson County
    • Lee County
    • Madison County
    • Martin County
    • McDowell County
    • Nash County
    • Northampton County
    • Orange County
    • Pasquotank County
    • Perquimans County
    • Person County
    • Pitt County
    • Polk County
    • Rowan County
    • Rutherford County
    • Swain County
    • Transylvania County
    • Tyrrell County
    • Vance County
    • Wake County
    • Warren County
    • Washington County
    • City of Roanoke Rapids
    • Town of Weldon
  • Allen County
  • Ashland County
  • Ashtabula County
  • Auglaize County
  • Belmont County
  • Carroll County
  • Columbiana County
  • Cuyahoga County
  • Geauga County
  • Guernsey County
  • Hardin County
  • Holmes County
  • Knox County
  • Lake County
  • Mahoning County
  • Medina County
  • Mercer County
  • Monroe County
  • Noble County
  • Paulding County
  • Portage County
  • Putman County
  • Shelby County
  • Stark County
  • Summit County
  • Trumbull County
  • Tuscarawas County
  • Van Wert County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Wood County
  • Washington County
All counties with the exception of Kane and Wayne.
All counties except Berkeley, Brooke, Cabell, Fayette, Greenbrier, Hancock, Mineral, Monroe, Morgan, Ohio, Pocahontas, Putnam, Summers, Wayne and Webster.
The following counties: Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo and Randolph may send us an email (approximately one paragraph) about your organization and localities served if you are interested in obtaining additional information.
  • Carbon
  • Lincoln
  • Sublette
  • Sweetwater
  • Uinta
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    Budget Items and Restrictions

    The maximum grant award is $50,000 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.

    Budget items may include but are not limited to: supplies and materials, equipment specifically related to the proposed project and staff training.

    Funding Restrictions

    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
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    Proposal Evaluation

    A panel of Dominion Energy representatives that includes members of Dominion Energy’s local Community Investment Boards, Foundation staff and Environmental Services staff, serving as subject matter experts, will review the applications. The review panel will consider whether the proposal:

    • Focuses on specific, short term project(s) that promise measurable results to improve the environment and/or provide meaningful educational opportunities
    • Represents innovative and promising ideas to meet stated objectives
    • Demonstrates careful planning and strong likelihood of success, including plans to sustain the project
    • Includes plans to evaluate and share results on effectiveness of the program.

    Expectation of Grant Recipients

    Grant recipients will be asked to:

    • Meet with Dominion Energy representatives to review their proposal, discuss project parameters and receive the grant check
    • Complete a detailed final report one year after receipt of grant
    2020 Environmental Education and Stewardship Grant Recipients (pdf)

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