Calpine Community Benefits Grant Program | Sonoma Clean Power

Calpine Community Benefits

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The Calpine Community Benefits Grant Program, in partnership with Calpine Energy Solutions, provides grant funding to organizations in the communities that SCP serves to help advance clean energy, green jobs, environmental education and stewardship, and equity and diversity.

Calpine awards funding and collaborates with SCP on the grant guidelines and to promote the program. Both work together to assess applications.

Awards will range from $5,000 to $20,000.


Eligible organizations must be an IRS-designated 501c3 nonprofit. Those not permitted to apply include political action committees, trade associations, government entities, or political candidates.

Qualifying projects must fall within the outlined priority focus areas:

  • Advancement of renewable energy research and planning
  • Energy and environmental education
  • Clean energy in disadvantaged communities
  • Green workforce development


Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. May 12, 2023

Grant awardees will be contacted by Calpine on June 9, 2023.

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Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about the Calpine Community Benefits Grant Program and have your questions answered. Interested applicants can learn more about the process to apply and grant requirements. A recording will be made available following the webinar. Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at 10:00 P.M.

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