Dominion Resources Monday announced it will provide $1 million in educational grants to schools within the company's geographic footprint through its philanthropic arm, the Dominion Foundation. Applications are due May 31.
Eligible organizations in targeted areas of Connecticut, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and other areas within Dominion's footprint can submit applications.
The grants will focus on outstanding energy and environmental programs for students from kindergarten through college, including--
-- Higher Education Partnership: The Higher Educational Partnership grants are for programs in business, skilled craft, energy, engineering, environmental and technical studies, and for student-led conservation programs in colleges, community colleges and post-secondary training schools. Grants up to $50,000 each will be awarded for exceptional programs, based in part on having immediate benefits for students, the campus and the community. Click Here for more information and to apply.
-- K-12 Educational Partnership: The K-12 Educational Partnership grants are available in awards up to $2,500 each. These awards help students strengthen their mathematics and science skills through the study of energy and the environment. Click Here for more information and to apply.For more information on other programs and initiatives, visit the Dominion Foundation webpage.