Pacific Power / Rocky Mountain Power: Education Organizations

PacifiCorp Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Deadline: Mar 15, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in California: Del Norte County, Lassen County, Modoc County, Siskiyou County, Counties in Idaho: Bannock County Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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About the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation & Pacific Power Foundation

The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation and Pacific Power Foundation are part of the PacifiCorp Foundation, one of the largest utility-endowed foundations in the United States. The foundation was created in 1988 by PacifiCorp, an electric utility serving 1.9 million customers in six Western states as Rocky Mountain Power (Utah, Wyoming and Idaho) and Pacific Power (Oregon, Washington and California). The foundation’s mission, through charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of the communities served by Rocky Mountain Power and Pacific Power.

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The Foundation is proud to help nonprofit organizations continue their work in the categories of education; civic and community betterment; culture and arts; and health, welfare and social services.

  • The information on this page is for Education Organizations

The Foundation classifies and reviews grant proposals according to the nature of recipient organizations (rather than according to the purpose of each grant). 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible organizations tax-exempt organizations that have obtained a determination letter from the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

  • Education organization eligibility: Educational and research institutions, both public and private, from early childhood through university level.

    • Includes K-12 and higher educational institutions, literacy organizations, scholarship funds through intermediary organizations (e.g., United Negro College Fund)

  • Projects must have a bearing on communities that are served by Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power (see service area map)

    • Pacific Power — Oregon, Central/Southeastern Washington and Northern California.

    • Rocky Mountain Power — Utah, Wyoming and Southeastern Idaho.


  • Organizations and activities not eligible for foundation support include:
    • Religious groups for religious purposes
    • Political organizations, ballot measure campaigns or candidates for public office
    • Organizations that discriminate against individuals on the basis of creed, color, sex, age, national origin or veteran status
    • Individuals
    • Contributions to or memberships in chambers of commerce, service clubs, taxpayer associations and other similar bodies
    • Any non-charitable purpose
    • Establishment or support of endowments
    • Coverage of operating deficits
    • Capital campaigns
    • Computers, software or related items
    • Marketing and advertising
    • Maintenance of existing facilities
    • Conferences, conventions and events
    • Projects that do not have a bearing on Pacific Power or Rocky Mountain Power's geographic service area.