Sustainable Communities Grant

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Delaware Nature Society (DelNature) is pleased to administer the Delmarva Power Sustainable Communities Grant to fund open space, environmental projects and resiliency projects across Delmarva Power’s Delaware and Maryland service area.  The Sustainable Communities Grant will provide $75,000 in grants annually.

This is a competitive grant and all are encouraged to apply regardless of size of the organization. To apply, complete the proposal application and submit to DelNature by 4 pm on January 31, 2020. Awards will be announced in partnership with Delmarva Power in March 2020.

A total of $50,000 in grants for up to $10,000 each for projects that display a compelling impact on one or more of the following:

  • Open Space Preservation
  • Conservation and Habitat Improvements
  • Environmental Conservation

The program will provide one to two grants for projects that help to mitigate and prepare for climate change, totaling $25,000 in one or more of the following:

  • Community Engagement and Education Regarding Resiliency
  • Purchase of Energy Storage
  • Solar Installation Including Mobile Solar Units

Grants are considered annually, and the expenditures of the funds for the projects are expected to be completed within the year of the grant award.

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Applications due by Jan 31, 2020 at 4pm