Pacific Power / Rocky Mountain Power: Grants for Health, Welfare, and Social Service Organizations
PacifiCorp FoundationSuggest an update
Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Grant amount: Up to US $10,000
Fields of work: Health & Medicine Human & Social Services
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program
Location of project: Counties in California: Del Norte County, Lassen County, Modoc County, Siskiyou County, Counties in Idaho: Bannock County, Bear Lake County, Bingham County, Bonneville County, Butte County, Caribou County, Clark County, Franklin County, Fremont County, Jefferson County, Lemhi County, Madison County, Oneida County, Teton County, Counties in Oregon: Benton County, Clatsop County, Coos County, Crook County, Deschutes County, Douglas County, Hood River County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Josephine County, Klamath County, Lincoln County, Linn County, Marion County, Multnomah County, Polk County, Sherman County, Umatilla County, Wallowa County, Wasco County, Counties in Utah: Beaver County, Box Elder County, Cache County, Carbon County, Davis County, Emery County, Garfield County, Grand County, Iron County, Juab County, Millard County, Morgan County, Piute County, Rich County, Salt Lake County, San Juan County, Sanpete County, Sevier County, Summit County, Tooele County, Uintah County, Utah County, Wasatch County, Washington County, Wayne County, Weber County, Counties in Washington: Clark County, Columbia County, Cowlitz County, Garfield County, Kittitas County, Klickitat County, Skamania County, Walla Walla County, Yakima County, Counties in Wyoming: Albany County, Big Horn County, Carbon County, Converse County, Fremont County, Hot Springs County, Johnson County, Lincoln County, Natrona County, Park County, Platte County, Sublette County, Sweetwater County, Uinta County, Washakie County Show all
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About the Pacific Power Foundation
The Pacific Power Foundation is 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 Pacific Power (Oregon, Washington and California) and Rocky Mountain Power (Utah, Wyoming and Idaho). The foundation’s mission, through charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of the communities served by Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power.
The Pacific Power Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Pacific Power. Our mission, through our charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of our communities.
In 2018, the Pacific Power Foundation awarded almost $800,000 to local nonprofit organizations.
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The foundation manages its grants in four cycles. This helps the foundation carefully review similar requests to ensure maximum benefit.
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.
- In general, grants from the Foundation are limited to charitable nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations that have obtained a determination letter from the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and are not classified as private foundations. Proof of the exemption must be submitted with each request for funding.
- Grants may sometimes be made for charitable purposes to government entities.
- Eligible candidates — Organizations and activities eligible for Foundation support include:
- Nonprofit groups that have 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service;
- Organization eligibility: Health and human services organizations including chemical dependency treatment and prevention programs, senior citizen centers, runaway youth services and domestic violence treatment and prevention programs
- Includes national health and human service agencies, hospitals, agencies for youth (e.g., Boys & Girls Clubs)
- 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.
- Ineligible candidates — Organizations and activities not eligible for foundation support include:
- Organizations that discriminate against individuals on the basis of religion, race, color, sex, age, national origin or veteran status;
- Political organizations, ballot measure campaigns or candidates for public office;
- Contributions to or memberships in chambers of commerce, service clubs, taxpayer associations and other similar bodies;
- Religious groups for religious purposes;
- Any non-charitable purpose; and/or
- Organizations outside the PacifiCorp service territory.
- As a general rule, the Foundation also will not support
- 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; and
- Projects that do not have a bearing on Pacific Power or Rocky Mountain Power's geographic service area.
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