Georgia Power Grant

Georgia Power

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Up to US $25,000

Fields of work: Community Development & Revitalization Environmental Stewardship Art & Culture Civic Affairs Herpetological Conservation Botanical Conservation Ornithological Conservation Mammalian Conservation Natural Resources Water Resource Management Air Quality Education Teacher Development & Training Education System Policy & Reform Show all

Applicant type: Indigenous Group, Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Georgia (US state)

Location of residency: Preferred: Georgia (US state) Other eligible locations: United States

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About this funder:

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Overview:

NOTE:

  • Grant requests up to and including $25,000 are evaluated on an ongoing basis.
  • Grant requests greater than $25,000 must be reviewed and approved by the foundation board, which meets in May, August and December.

Charitable Giving

At Georgia Power, bringing energy to a community though our volunteer service and charitable donations is as important as providing energy through our power lines. We have five areas of charitable focus that we deem critical: health and human services, education improvement, environmental stewardship, civic and community outreach and arts and culture.

Our charitable giving commitment occurs through the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., corporate giving and employee giving. The Foundation provides grants to organizations that are enriching the communities we serve. Since its inception, the foundation has contributed over $170 million to qualifying non-profit organizations. It ranks as the fourth-largest corporate foundation in Georgia in terms of giving.

Areas of Charitable Focus

  • Improving Education by supporting organizations that impact statewide policy, workforce recruitment, and local education programs including our New Teacher Grant Program. Our Employee Matching Gift Program matches employee and retiree contributions to institutes of higher education.
  • Health/Human Services primarily through United Way and The Salvation Army's Project SHARE Program.
  • Environmental Stewardship by supporting programs that improve air and water quality, preserve natural resources and protect endangered species.
  • Civic and Community by supporting organizations that enhance quality of life across Georgia including Georgia Cities Foundation and the Westside Future Fund.
  • Arts and Culture by supporting regional and local arts and cultural organizations including the National Black Arts Festival and The Woodruff Arts Center.

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

Eligibility:

  • 501(c)(3) organizations can apply for a Georgia Power grant.

Preferences:

  • Our charitable giving management coordinates our company’s efforts to give back to the communities we serve. Strong preference is given to Georgia-based organizations and programs that seek to improve the quality of life for the state's residents.

Ineligibility:

  • We do not provide grants to individuals, private elementary or secondary schools and religious organizations, nor do we fund political campaigns or causes.
  • We do not support organizations whose policies or actions discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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This page was last reviewed January 23, 2019 and last updated January 23, 2019