Pacific Power Foundation: Grants for Health, Welfare, and Social Service Organizations

Pacific Power Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 15, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

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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Overview:

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. 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 Health, Welfare, and Social Service 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.

Eligibility:

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

Ineligibility:

  • 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.