Dominion Energy to award $1 million in grants to schools, nonprofits

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. -- Dominion Energy announced Tuesday that it will again be awarding $1 million in environmental education and stewardship grants to nonprofit organizations and schools within the company's footprint.

Non-profit organizations can apply for grants of up to $25,000 to use for to improve the environment. Eligible public and private K-12 schools can apply for classroom grants of up to $5,000 for environmental education programs. The grants will be provided through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.

Dominion will consider applications that focus on one or more of the following:

-Educating students and the public about environmental stewardship

-Protecting and preserving natural habitats

-Improving open spaces and making nature accessible

Applications will be accepted through February 26. Recipients will be announced in April.

For more information and to apply online, you can visit www.dominionenergy.com/envirogrants.