Southern California Gas Co. is soliciting applications for its Environmental Champions Initiative, in which $500,000 will be doled out to nonprofit organizations with programs dedicated to cleaner air, energy and water conservation.
SoCalGas will award one-year grants in the amounts of $10,000, $15,000, $20,000 and $25,000 to nonprofit groups in 12 counties it serves, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura.
In order to be considered to receive a grant, programs need to:
Last year, SoCalGas awarded 37 grants to nonprofit organizations across its service territory.
“Those groups focused on everything from harvesting rainwater at a community garden to providing green space to neighborhoods to making areas more accessible by bicycles and foot traffic,” according to the utility.
Nonprofit organizations need to submit their applications by 5 p.m. on Aug. 8. Guidelines and the link to the online application are available at: https://www.socalgas.com/our-community/protecting-preserving-the-environment.
Applicants will receive a confirmation email once the application is submitted. Organizations receiving grants will be notified by Nov. 14.