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Applications Open Until April 29 at 5 p.m. ET 

Now through April 29, 2022 at 5 p.m. ET, eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations across the company's footprint may apply for grants of up to $25,000 each to meet critical needs in communities.
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For the seventh consecutive year, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has pledged $1 million to help meet urgent human needs such as housing and shelter, access to medicine and medical services, and food security.

To Apply, Complete This Eligibility Quiz

Eligibility and Guidelines

We consider requests from eligible nonprofits with a proven record of meeting basic human needs, while managing future need by providing programs with significant and measurable outcomes. The project(s) should support one or more of the following:

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

Previous Critical Community Needs Grant Recipients

In 2021, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation awarded $1.5 million in grants to 206 nonprofit organizations to help feed, house, and care for people in need. Some of the 2021 grant recipients include:

  • Always Home (Mystic, CT) to provide homelessness prevention of low-income families with minor children.
  • Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio (Canton, OH) to help low-income homeowners in Canton, Ohio make necessary repairs to their homes they otherwise wouldn't be able to afford.
  • Avalon: A Center for Women and Children (Williamsburg, VA) to purchase and install generators at Avalon's apartment buildings, which house survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
  • Autism Society of North Carolina (Raleigh, NC) to provide recreational, educational and therapeutic camping experiences for campers with autism.
  • Edisto Indian Free Medical Clinic (Ridgeville, SC) to provide free primary medical care, medications and laboratory tests for low-income individuals and families.
  • Children’s Center (Salt Lake City, UT) to provide comprehensive mental health services to young children who have experienced trauma and need additional support beyond outpatient services.

View the entire list of 2021 Critical Community Needs grant recipients.

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