Apply Now for PEC Community Grants Program – US
Applications are now open for the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) Community Grants Program.
Up to $5,000 will be awarded to eligible nonprofit organizations for qualified projects located within, or in a community surrounded by their service area.
Must be a nonprofit organization organized under the laws of the state of Texas, currently in good standing with the Texas Secretary of State and Texas Comptroller’s office.
Must provide current IRS documentation confirming tax-exempt status.
Must not receive a majority of funding (51 percent or greater) from entities with taxing authority.
Nonprofit organization must be located within the PEC service area or in a community surrounded by the PEC service area.
Projects must be completed within 12 months of the date the grant money is awarded. If your organization is asking for partial funding of a larger project, you must include a total budget plan that clearly shows how you will complete the project within 12 months.
Must not have received PEC Community Grants funding during the previous application cycle (funded organizations must sit out one application cycle before submitting an application for a new project).
PEC Community Grants cannot be used to/for:
Completed projects; debt reduction campaigns; building an endowment; land acquisition projects; scholarship programs; religious or church-sponsored facilities that are limited to church membership or projects that exclusively serve religious purposes; general operating costs; fundraisers; raffles; or ongoing projects, programs, or activities.
Ineligible organizations include for-profit entities, individuals, and professional associations.
For more information, visit https://www.pec.coop/our-community/pec-gives/community-grants/