The First Solar Community Giving Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in communities around the world.
Donor Name: Greater Toledo Community Foundation
Country: United States
State: All States
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/01/2022
Size of the Grant: $10,000
First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced module and system technology. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment.
Emphasis is placed on programs that support the First Solar Corporate giving values which include: focusing on “green” education initiatives, access to clean energy and water in underserved areas, and furthering the development of innovative and sustainable technologies. Priority will be given to organizations that make a significant impact in communities that share our giving values.
As the Fund seeks to support projects and services making a meaningful impact, grant requests must be for projects or services that cost or exceed $10,000 (USD). Requests under $10,000 should be directed to the First Solar local office nearest the grant seeker. In principle, requests should be in English. However, applicants may request translation assistance.
Grants will only be awarded to a) nonprofit, charitable organizations that are designated as having tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Service code or b) organizations capable of demonstrating the ability to fulfill the charitable purpose of a grant award. The Fund may limit the number of requests accepted by any one requestor at its discretion.
For more information, visit Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants.