Responses are due Friday, October 30, 2020
For complete RFP and instructions on how to apply, please see 2020 Community Outreach Grant
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 applications for grants up to $40,000 to collaborate on outreach to residents in San Mateo County.
All 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, their fiscally sponsored projects, or local 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.
Grant Program Goals
The goals of the program are to collaborate with trusted local nonprofits to increase knowledge of the following key messages among residents and community leaders in San Mateo County.
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 (3-10). Goals 3-6 are oriented toward organizations reaching underserved communities, including low-income residents. Goals 7-10 focus on reaching broad public audiences.
Goals for All Grants
Goals for Grants Focused on Low-Income and Underserved Communities
Priority audience: Low-income residents of San Mateo County
Goals for Grants Focused on Public Education
Benefits of EVs, backup power, and electric appliances should include financial, health, safety, and environmental considerations. Other considerations may be included where appropriate.
Priority audience: All San Mateo County residents, including community leaders and influencers
To apply, email the application materials to Carlos Moreno, email@example.com with the subject line “Community Outreach Grant Application.” All application materials are due on October 30, 2020.
Each request may be made in an amount up to $40,000 per project. Grants will be paid 50% up front, and 50% upon receipt of a brief mid-cycle progress report.
Complete applications must include:
Questions may be sent to Carlos Moreno: firstname.lastname@example.org.