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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts in Multiple States for Educational Projects Related to Energy

Science and Energy Education Grants Program


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Funding Source
Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)
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Geographic Focus
USA: IdahoMontanaNevadaOregonWashingtonWyoming

Important Dates
Deadline: 06/30/23 5:00 PM PST Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and school districts for educational projects benefitting K-12 students in the funding source's service area. Funding is intended for projects that advance student awareness, understanding and interest in the issues and science involved in energy generation and transmission in the Pacific Northwest. Projects must be carried out in areas where BPA has a physical presence or provides service, including Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and parts of Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming.

Projects could focus on hydroelectricity, wind and other sources of electric power, methods of conserving electricity, environmental studies, engineering and technology studies and activities and others.  The intent of the grants is to support science, technology, engineering and math education with specific emphasis on electric utility issues.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
BPA offers grants to non-profit organizations, government organizations and others working in education for K-12 grade students.

Additional Geographic Information:

Projects must be carried out in areas where BPA has a physical presence or provides service. (Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and parts of Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming).

Grants cannot be made to individuals. Employees and contractors of BPA are not eligible to receive funding. BPA customers are not eligible to apply directly for a grant.

Grant applicants will be excluded from consideration if found to be debarred, suspended or otherwise ineligible to receive federal funding.

Pre-Application Information
The application period runs from April 3 to June 30, 2023.

Please complete the Science and Energy Education Grants Application form and submit by 5 p.m. PST on June 30, 2023.

BPA will announce the award recipients in late August 2023 for projects to be carried out in the 2023/2024 school year.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants
BPA anticipates awarding up to six grants.

Estimated Size of Grant
Grants range from $500 to $5,000 each.

Term of Contract
Projects should be carried out in the 2023/2024 school year.

Contact Information
Submit your completed application via email:

If you have any questions, email Heather Bain, Public Affairs Specialist at

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