Private Funder: Chesapeake Energy; Opportunity: 2016 Corporate Giving Program; Funding Focus: STEM education, environment, emergency and disaster response; Geographic Focus: Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia and Wyoming; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; the company last year distributed about $25 million in grants; Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: The program supports nonprofit organizations focusing on education, quality of life and stimulating local economies in the company’s operating areas. Grant and sponsorship requests may be submitted throughout the year.
In addition to volunteer time, the company provides employees with opportunities to donate financial resources to various charities. In many instances, Chesapeake matches employee donations.
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