Dominion to award $1 million in grants

Published 10:07 am Tuesday, January 23, 2018

RICHMOND — Dominion Energy announced today it will once again provide $1 million in environmental grants this year through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. According to a press release, the competitive program is designed to support specific short-term projects by nonprofit organizations and schools working to improve the environment and provide environmental education experiences in communities served by Dominion Energy.“Non-profit organizations are invited to apply for grants of up to $25,000 each for short-term projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment,” officials said in the release. “Also, public and private K-12 schools in eligible regions can apply for classroom grants of up to $5,000 each for environmental education programs.”

Eligible organizations in Virginia and other areas within Dominion Energy’s footprint can submit applications through Feb. 26.

Dominion will consider grant requests that focus on one or more of the following priorities: Educating students and the public about environmental stewardship, protecting and preserving natural habitats and improving open spaces and making nature accessible.

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