The San Juan County Clean Energy Foundation supports existing programs and helps launch new initiatives and projects that will advance education, health/wellness, environment, economic development, and Tribal initiatives in San Juan County, Utah. Applications are accepted for grant funding that primarily serve the communities within the county. Programs with a broader geographic focus may apply. However, the application must address the program’s relevance to and/or impact on people residing in the county.
Eligibility requirements for a San Juan County Clean Energy Foundation grant:
Organizations need to provide programs or services that primarily serve San Juan County, Utah. Programs with a broader geographic focus may apply. However, the application must address the program’s relevance to and/or impact on people living within the county.
Programs or projects need to align with our focus areas: Education, Environmental, Health & Wellness, Economic Advancement, and Tribal Initiatives.
Organizations need to have a 501(c)(3) status (or Tribal equivalent). Grant requests need to be for a specific program or project, general operating support, or capital campaign. Scholarships for individual students will be considered.
The project or program is strongly aligned with our focus areas.
Our goal is to invest in programs that benefit the livelihoods of those living in San Juan County. Therefore, we look for programs or projects with a high level of effectiveness and impact.
The program or project will have a significant impact in the San Juan County community. Grant applications should demonstrate a strategic, high impact and clear evaluation plan with specific measurable results that will be reported periodically and at the end of the grant period.
The program or project is evidence-based, studied, and/or has proven to be effective. The Foundation will likely request progress reports or other evidence of efficacy.
If your request is a solid fit with our eligibility criteria and guidelines, please APPLY NOW and follow the instructions to submit your proposal.
After you submit your proposal, you will receive an email confirmation. Your inquiry will be reviewed by a team member, who may reach out for additional information. Applications will be considered on a quarterly basis, unless more urgent action is warranted.
You can access the grants portal here.
Grantees need to be a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) status or Tribal government equivalent. Scholarships for individuals will be considered as well for those individuals who are exploring in STEM and technical education.
We do not have specific deadlines, so please apply anytime. Note that our board of trustees will review applications quarterly.
If you are awarded funding, we will likely require status reports monthly or quarterly during project implementation and a final report following the end of the funding period. All reporting requirements are outlined in the funding agreement and can be submitted using the grants portal.