2024 Peninsula Clean Energy Community Outreach Grant Program – California
Peninsula Clean Energy
October 6, 2023
City or township governments, Nonprofits
Does your organization work with residents in San Mateo County or in the City of Los Banos? Harness the power of your existing communications, outreach, and services to help the environment and assist residents in saving money at the same time.
Donor Name: Peninsula Clean Energy
County: San Mateo County (CA)
City: Los Banos
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: up to $45,000
Grant Duration: 1 year
Peninsula Clean Energy invites applications for grants to collaborate on outreach to residents in San Mateo County or in the City of Los Banos.
Grant Program Goals
All proposed work plans should include general outreach and education about Peninsula Clean Energy (1-2). Goals 3-6 are oriented toward organizations reaching underserved communities, including low-income residents. Goals 7-9 focus on reaching broad public audiences. They encourage applicants to collaborate with other organizations to achieve the following goals.
Goals for General Outreach and Education about Peninsula Clean Energy (Required for All Grants)
Communicate basic messages about Peninsula Clean Energy, including explanations of Peninsula Clean Energy, how it works, and its community benefits.
Provide feedback to Peninsula Clean Energy on community programs and messaging.
Goals for Grants Focused on Low-Income and Underserved Communities
Communicate eligibility for Medical Baseline, CARE, FERA, and other discount programs, and help customers enroll. Help residents avoid the PG&E disconnection process.
Explain how Peninsula Clean Energy savings appear on residential energy bills.
Conduct outreach around Peninsula Clean Energy’s used electric vehicle programs, income qualified home upgrade program, and other income-qualified programs from Peninsula Clean Energy as they are launched.
Assist customers in registering for Peninsula Clean Energy programs, such as helping customers fill out online enrollment forms.
Goals for Grants Focused on General Public Education
Electric Vehicles (EVs): Educate residents and key community influencers about the benefits of electric vehicles, how to adopt them, and Peninsula Clean Energy programs supporting EVs.
Building Electrification: Educate residents and key community influencers about the benefits of building electrification and specific programs and incentives. Examples include education on heat pump water heaters, heat pump heating and cooling systems, and electric cooking.
Conduct outreach for other programs from Peninsula Clean Energy as they are launched.
Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $45,000 per organization for work to be completed within one year.
Peninsula Clean Energy invites 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving San Mateo County or the City of Los Banos to apply for a grant to provide information about Peninsula Clean Energy and to help enroll your constituents in the programs and other opportunities for energy savings.
All 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or their fiscally sponsored projects with an established track record of public outreach, communications, providing social services, or case management in San Mateo County or in the City of Los Banos are eligible and encouraged to apply.
For more information, visit PCE.