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Dominion Energy donates $1.5M for Environmental Education and Stewardship Initiatives

Dominion Energy donates $1.5M for Environmental Education and Stewardship Initiatives

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 25, 2022/PRNewswire/ The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation was recently awarded $1.5 millionIn environmental stewardship grants, to support 115 community organizations in 10 States working to create cleaner, greener environments and teach citizens to better care of the outdoors.

Dominion Energy’s core mission is to be “good stewards” of the environment. Hunter A. ApplewhitePresident of Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. “We are honored to support these worthy organisations, doing great work for the betterment of the world around us today and tomorrow.”

These grants are awarded to education and stewardship projects that enhance, preserve, or make nature more accessible. Some grants for this year include:

  • Audubon South CarolinaProject PROTHO Charleston, SCSupport avian conservation research and outreach efforts related to Prothonotary Warbler nesting and breeding habits at Audubon Center, Sanctuary at Francis Beidler Forest.
  • Youth Garden Project’s 2022 Youth Programs, Moab (UT)to teach sustainable agriculture techniques and environmental lessons. To foster connections with each other and the environment. Moab community.
  • Blue Sky Fund’s Explorers Program Richmond, VA To provide ongoing nature-based education to more than 2,500 elementary students through hands-on outdoor experiences.
  • Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s Bringing STEM Outdoors Program, Hartford, CTTo offer education in environmental management, the outdoors, STEM careers for girls from southeastern Europe. ConnecticutAnd beyond.
  • ENO River Association Durham, NCTo help prepare a new nature preserve that will be open to the public. January 2023By supporting the creation important amenities such as parking lots, hiking trails, signage.
  • Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area, Elkins, WV Sponsor the Monongahela Outdoor Volunteer Program to expand and restore trails in the Monongahela National Forest.

The full list of2021 Environmental Stewardship GrantsAdditional program information can be found athttps://www.dominionenergy.com/envirogrants.

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation amounted to over $16 million in donations over the past 16 year. $38 millionIt supports a wide range of environmental projects throughout its footprint.

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Wisconsin Green Tier Environmental Program

About the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
Dominion Energy (NYSE), serves approximately 7 million customers across 13 states. D). Through itsDominion Energy Charitable FoundationAlso, EnergyShare,HBCU PromiseSMDominion Energy contributed more than $2.5 million to these and other programs. $48 MillionIn 2021to community cause. The Foundation supports nonprofit causes which meet basic human needs, preserve the environment, encourage education, and foster community vitality. Visitwww.DominionEnergy.comLearn more

SOURCE Dominion Energy

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