RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Energy, through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, will award $110,000 in unrestricted grants to area non-profits that have made a difference in the communities the company serves. The grants are offered through the 27th annual Community Impact Awards competition, sponsored by Dominion Energy and Cleveland Magazine. Since 1996, the program has awarded more than $1.9 million in Community Impact Award grants.
The awards recognize community organizations that have made major contributions toward the economic and social revitalization of communities located in Dominion Energy’s Ohio service area.
For example, PCs for People, Cleveland, received $10,000 for its Closing the Digital Divide: Pandemic Relief Initiative, which provides computers, internet access and digital literacy training to low-income families with students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Application instructions are listed below. Entries will be judged by a group of community leaders from Dominion’s service area. Winners will be recognized in a 2022 issue of Cleveland Magazine. Deadline for online entries is Nov. 30, 2021, at 5 p.m. To prepare their nominations, prospective applicants can refer to the award guidelines and entry information available at: www.DominionEnergy.com, search: impact.
The guidelines include:
• Projects must have been completed between July 2020 and November 2021.
• Projects must have made a major contribution to the economic or social revitalization in our communities.
• Projects must have made a major contribution to support diversity, inclusion, and equity in our communities.
• Projects must describe how the COVID–19 pandemic has changed your ability to equitably make an impact in the community.
• Projects must be located within the Dominion Energy service area in Ohio.
• Organizations must be 501c (3).
About Dominion Energy: More than 7 million customers in 16 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and to achieving net zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions from its power generation and gas infrastructure operations by 2050. Visit DominionEnergy.com to learn more.