Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address urgent needs in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support programs and projects in the areas of food security, shelter and housing, and access to medicine and to medical and mental health services. Eligible locations include communities and counties served by Dominion Energy in Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The Foundation considers 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)
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations across the company's footprint may apply for grants. Grants for Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation are limited to organizations defined as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
Foundation grant support is NOT available to:
- Tangible benefits, including utility payments to Dominion Energy or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates
- Religious programs of churches or other sectarian organizations
- Fraternal, political, advocacy or labor organizations
- Projects or organizations that are not located within geographic areas where Dominion Energy provides electricity or natural gas service, or has significant facilities or business interests
- Fund-raising events (dinners, lunches, etc.)
- Golf tournaments or other sporting events
- Organizations without 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
- Organizations that limit membership and services based on race, religion, color, creed, sex, age or national origin
- Advertising for benefit or courtesy purposes
- Travel-related events, including student trips or tours
- Memorial campaigns
If you think your organization meets all of those requirements, you can start the application process by completing the Eligibility Quiz. If the quiz confirms your eligibility, you will receive a password that is assigned only to your organization and will enable you to access the online application. You will be able to save and edit your applications prior to submittal. The total review process may take from two to six months. Groups requesting large or first-time grants should allow additional time for review.