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Grants Supporting Critical Community Needs

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for
Health, Housing, and Food Security Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/13/17 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofits in multiple States for programs that focus on the areas of housing and shelter, access to medicine and medical services (including mental health services), and/or increased food security. Priority will be given to efforts that:

- Support specific programs with significant and measurable outcomes
- Have proven records of meeting basic human needs and preventing future need
- Demonstrate strong partnerships and effective collaborations to meet critical community needs that advance the work beyond what one organization can do alone

Foundation staff will review the applications and will consider whether the proposal:

- Supports specific, short term project(s) that promise measurable results to address one or more of the above focus areas.
- Represents innovative and promising ideas to meet stated objectives.
- Includes community partners to serve target population.
- Demonstrates careful planning and strong likelihood of success, including plans to sustain the project.
- Includes plans to measure and share results on effectiveness of the program.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162593

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant award is $50,000 in areas where Dominion Energy has significant assets or customer base.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation will award up to $1 million in grants that address critical community needs to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations in and near communities served by Dominion Energy companies (see Geographic Focus section below).

For other areas in the Dominion Energy footprint not listed below, geographic restrictions apply. Please send an email with one paragraph about your organization and localities served.

The critical community need grants will not support:

- General operating grants
- Capital improvements and/or land acquisition
- Overhead and indirect costs

Pre-Application Information:

Application Cycle:

October 13 - Application period closes at 5pm
November 14 - Notification to all applicants
December - Public announcements and check presentations

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Click here to apply online:

Contact Form:

Grant Coverage Areas:

Colorado: Garfield, Moffat and Rio Blanco

Connecticut: Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Old Lyme, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington and Waterford

Idaho: Franklin

Maryland: Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s

New York: Albany, Alleghany, Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins and Wyoming

North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrell and Washington, and the cities of Roanoke Rapids and Weldon

Ohio: Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Auglaize, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Guernsey, Jefferson, Hardin, Harrison, Holmes, Knox, Lake, Mahoning, Medina, Mercer, Monroe, Noble, Paulding, Portage, Putnam, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Van Wert, Washington and Wayne

Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Tioga, Venango, Washington and Westmoreland.

Rhode Island: Providence

South Carolina: All localities are invited to apply

Utah: All counties with the exception of Kane and Wayne

Virginia: All localities are invited to apply

West Virginia: All localities are invited to apply

Wyoming: Carbon, Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater and Uinta

Other areas in the Dominion Energy footprint: geographic restrictions apply.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado;   Connecticut;   Idaho;   Maryland;   New York;   North Carolina;   Ohio;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   Utah;   Virginia;   West Virginia;   Wyoming