Environmental Champions

SDG&E’s Environmental Champions initiative supports non-profit organizations whose programs promote environmental education, community engagement, and stewardship to the k-12 populations of underserved communities in San Diego County and southern Orange County.
Through this initiative, organizations can apply for program funding that specifically supports:

  • Environmental educational and youth programs

  • for students in grades K – 12

  • Environmental community engagement programs.

Preference will be given to environmental programs that target one or more of the following focus areas:

  • Natural Resource Conservation and Protection

  • Habitat Preservation and Restoration

  • Waste/Recycling

Grant/Initiative Amount

  • Individual 501(c)3 organizations may apply for grants up to $25,000. Organizations jointly applying for funding of collaborative programs or projects may apply for grant Initiative up to $50,000.

2015 Request for Proposals

  • Application Availability: March 17, 2015 –April 18, 2015.
  • Deadline for Submission: All grants must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 18, 2015.

Apply Today!

To submit a grant application for the 2015 Environmental Champions grant initiative please click here.

Contact Information

For additional information, please view the frequently asked questions page.