2023 Better Together Nature Positive Innovation Grant Program in US
The Better Together Nature Positive Innovation grant program, funded by The PG&E Corporation Foundation (Foundation), is requesting proposals of $100,000 to fund five projects (one in each region of PG&E’s service area) in 2023.
FOUNDATIONS OF FUNDRAISING SUCCESS
As one of the largest landowners in California, PG&E has a long history of responsible stewardship of the natural environment. They are renewing their focus on environmental stewardship and are pursuing opportunities to invest in partnerships that will promote protecting and restoring land, water, and air in habitats and communities across their service area.
- Land Stewardship
- Air Quality
- Water Stewardship
- $100,000 to fund five projects (one in each region of PG&E’s service area)
- Eligible applicants will be governmental organizations (including tribal governments), educational institutions or certified 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations/public charities. Applicants must be prepared to provide documentation to demonstrate they meet the Foundation’s criteria for charitable giving. Applicants must be the grantee and not a fiscal sponsor for another organization.
- Priority will be given to projects that address the needs of disadvantaged and/vulnerable communities.
- Organizations are invited to submit one application that addresses any of the focus areas in any of the five regions. One grantee will be selected from each region. Grants can cover any stage of a project, including but not limited to planning, construction, design, education, and coordination.
- Funded applications will be expected to complete the following actions:
- Respond to a questionnaire about the project.
- Sign, date and submit the certification document.
- Participate in quarterly update calls with representatives and agents of The Foundation.
- Provide a report to the Foundation detailing project actions, stakeholders engaged, additional resources leveraged and other outcomes, including an executive summary.
- There is no deadline for completing grant projects but they suggest grantees set a timeline to complete their work no longer than 18 months after receiving the grant.
For more information, visit Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation Foundation.