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Pepco is proud to support nonprofit organizations and students in our local communities. With a proven track record in addressing key community needs, we focus our funding on programs that can deliver measurable and sustainable improvements in the communities in which we serve and operate our business. We encourage you to learn about our programs highlighted and offered below.
If you are new here, please send an email with a description of your nonprofit organization & programs to email@example.com, and we will get back to you within six weeks. If you have been invited to apply for a program grant or event sponsorship, please use the links below.
Our future as a company and society depends on educating youth who will inherit the future. Pepco supports programs that teach students fundamentals of energy and build excitement for our industry. We partner with programs designed to spark interest in and pursuit of careers in energy, engineering, IT and trade programs that encourage and ensure the industry’s future workforce by focusing on educational opportunities starting from middle school to adulthood.
Pepco prioritizes programs focused on clean air, water, resiliency, fighting the effects of climate change and environmental stewardship. Our focus is to increase resiliency, safety and well-being in communities for action on climate change, severe weather, and emergencies through support of energy management and awareness, as well as the innovative use and promotion of alternative sources of energy. We also work to sustain families and self-sufficiency by supporting programs to assist community members facing the most significant financial challenges and instability.
Pepco’s priority focuses on supporting chambers of commerce and economic development organizations who are critical to the growth of job and income equity in our local communities. We also provide support for community anchors that educate all customers about the energy industry and science. Through our employee giving campaign and support of employee philanthropy and volunteerism, we support a wide variety of community and nonprofit organizations.
Arts and culture encourages rich and diverse engagement. Pepco will fund programs that increase access to the arts for underrepresented communities, especially low-income students, individuals and families, senior citizens and people with disabilities. We achieve this by working with community-based nonprofits that offer programming in schools and neighborhood settings at free, or reduced cost to under resourced communities.
Program Grant Event Grant
Energizing Student Potential: Pepco and the Exelon Foundation, in partnership with the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project, Montgomery County Public Schools, Prince George’s County Public Schools, District of Columbia Public Schools and the Office of the State Superintendent offer Energizing Student Potential (ESP), a STEM-focused energy program for grades 3 – 8. The Energizing Student Potential Program is “STEM project-based,” combining classroom activities with a school energy audit by students, a student-run energy fair and an energy-focused STEM challenge.
Pepco Edison Place Gallery & Art Exhibit Showcase: Pepco Edison Place Gallery invites local nonprofit groups and artist to submit proposals to be selected to exhibit in the space for an agreed upon time period during the next calendar period. Nonprofit organizations must be based in Washington, D.C., Montgomery County or Prince George’s County.
Sustainable Communities Grant Program: Pepco and Rock Creek Conservancy are pleased to announce the Sustainable Communities Grant Program. Pepco values the environment and is always working toward delivering a cleaner and brighter future for communities. Pepco contributes $75,000 to support municipal environmental stewardship and resiliency projects in its service territory. Grants to support environmental stewardship and resiliency will be awarded.