The Dominion Foundation is offering a competitive environmental stewardship grants program in Virginia. The Dominion Foundation will consider grant requests that focus on specific, short-term projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment. The projects should support one or more of the following priorities:
The Dominion Foundation will award up to $500,000 in environmental stewardship grants throughout Virginia to nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations. Colleges and universities and K-12 schools are encouraged to apply through the Dominion Educational Partnership programs.
The project description should total no more than 2,000 characters for the executive summary and no more than 6,000 characters for the supplemental information. It is recommended that grant applicants type the proposal using word processing software, then copy and paste. The proposal should include:
Budget Items and Restrictions
Dominion will consider full funding of amounts requested in each proposal, but reserves the right to fund some proposals partially. Budget items may include but are not limited to: supplies and materials, equipment specifically related to the proposed project and staff training.
The Environmental Stewardship Grants program will not cover:
A panel of Dominion representatives that includes Foundation staff and Environmental Services staff, serving as subject matter experts, will review the applications. The review panel will consider whether the proposal:
Expectation of Grant Recipients
Grant recipients will be asked to:
For More Information
If you have questions, email the Dominion Foundation.
How to Apply
To begin your application, first complete the brief eligibility quiz.