The Pacific Power Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Pacific Power. Our mission, through our charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of our communities.
In 2021, the Pacific Power Foundation awarded more than $1 million to local nonprofit organizations.
The foundation manages its grants in four cycles. This helps the foundation carefully review similar requests to ensure maximum benefit. Grants generally are less than $10,000 with most between $2,000 and $5,000.
March 15 – Education/STEM
Electrical safety, energy efficiency education, higher education institutions, K-12, literacy and reading programs, STEM education initiatives, teacher/professional educator development, workforce development/careers and employability, and youth development.
June 15 – Community Enhancement
Affordable housing, community resilience, community and recreation centers, economic development, libraries, monuments, memorials and science centers.
June 15 – Environmental Respect
Animal and wildlife biodiversity; carbon and methane emissions; conservation of natural resources; environmental management systems; parks, trails and gardens; resource stewardship; waste management reduction, and water usage management.
September 15 – Arts/Culture
Arts festivals, cultural heritage, museums, music, theater/drama and visual arts.
December 15 – Safety/Wellness
Addiction, disability resources, disaster relief, domestic violence, first responders, food insecurity, healthcare accessibility, homeless support, mental health, public safety initiatives, veteran organizations, wellness and preventative care.