Responses are due Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

Para obtener una RFP completa e instrucciones sobre cómo presentar una solicitud, consulte 2019 Community Outreach Grant

Descripción general de la RFP

Does your organization work with residents in San Mateo County? Harness the power of your existing communications, outreach, and services to help the environment and assist residents in saving money at the same time! Peninsula Clean Energy invites nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to apply for grants to fund collaboration with our outreach team to provide accurate information about PCE to your members, clients, constituents, and broader audiences. Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $40,000 per outreach project, for work to be completed by the end of July 2020. Organizations may apply for funding for more than one project.

Grant Program Eligibility

All 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, their fiscally sponsored projects, or government agencies with an established track record of public outreach, communications, providing social services, or case management in San Mateo County are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Objetivos del programa de subvenciones

Los objetivos del programa son colaborar con organizaciones sin fines de lucro locales confiables para aumentar el conocimiento de los siguientes mensajes clave entre los residentes y líderes comunitarios en el condado de San Mateo.

All proposed work plans should include general outreach and education about Peninsula Clean Energy (goals 1 and 2 below). In addition, proposals should also address any combination of additional goals as described below (3-8). Goals 3-5 should be oriented toward organizations reaching underserved communities, including low-income residents. Goals 6-8 should focus on groups reaching broad public audiences. Any applicant organization may choose to focus on any combination of social service and broader education goals.

Metas para todas las subvenciones

  1. Comunicar mensajes básicos sobre Peninsula Clean Energy: proporcionar energía más limpia a tarifas más bajas para todo el condado de San Mateo
  2. Explain how PCE savings appear on residential energy bills

Goals for Grants Focused on Underserved Communities

  1. Communicate eligibility for electricity discount, efficiency, and associated programs
  2. Ayude a los residentes a evitar el proceso de desconexión de PG&E
  3. Explain DriveForward Electric program, and communicate eligibility for incentives for used plug-in hybrid electric vehicles for income-qualifying individuals

Audiencia prioritaria: residentes de bajos ingresos del condado de San Mateo

Goals for Grants Focused on General Public Education

  1. Educate residents and key community influencers about the benefits of electric vehicles, how to adopt them, and PCE programs supporting adoption
  2. Educate residents and key community influencers about the benefits of building electrification and approaches to electrification
  3. Involucrar activamente a los miembros de la comunidad en la planificación del cambio climático

Benefits of EVs and building electrification should include economic, health, safety, and environmental considerations. Other considerations may be included where appropriate.

Audiencia prioritaria: todos los residentes del condado de San Mateo, incluidos los líderes comunitarios y personas influyentes

Proceso de solicitud de subvención y requisitos

To apply, please fill out the following Google Form or you can email the application materials to Kirsten Andrews-Schwind, kandrews-schwind@peninsulacleanenergy.com. All application materials are due on July 31, 2019.

Cada solicitud podrá hacerse por un monto de hasta $40,000 por proyecto. Las subvenciones se pagarán 50% por adelantado y 50% al recibir un breve informe de progreso de mitad de ciclo.

Las solicitudes completas deben incluir:

You may also choose to provide examples of materials or reports from similar outreach work recently conducted by your organization, or reference contact information for recent funders or collaborators.

Questions may be sent to Kirsten Andrews-Schwind: kandrews-schwind@peninsulacleanenergy.com.

Documentos de RFP