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.

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Through this initiative, organizations can apply for program funding that specifically supports:

  • Environmental educational and youth programs
  • 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:

  • Water quality and conservation
  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Natural resource conversation and habitat preservation
  • Waste reduction and 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 up to $50,000.

2016 Request for Proposals

Application Availability: March 14, 2016 – April 8, 2016.
Deadline for Submission: All grants must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 8, 2016.

Apply Today!

Applications for the 2016 Environmental Champions grant initiative are now closed.

Contact Information

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