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The SoCal Climate Champions Grant

The SoCal Climate Champions Grant invests up to US $400,000 annually in programs, projects, and research that address community climate solutions in Southern California.

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Climate Solutions

The SoCal Climate Champions Grant seeks to strengthen the ability of Southern California communities to navigate climate change through three types of solutions: Resilient Energy, Clean Air, or Organic Waste Diversion.

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Project Strategy

Proposals should focus on implementing their climate solutions using one or more of the following strategies: Education, Community Planning, or Municipal.

Application Overview

Applications open

Oct 7 - Nov 5, 2021


The SoCal Climate Champions Grant is open to US 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations that operate within and/or serve a community within a SoCalGas service area. Special consideration will be given to submissions that serve K-16 students or educators and Title 1 Schools. Additionally, the SoCal Climate Champions Grant may give special consideration for emerging and grassroots organizations that could thrive with additional support to execute or scale clean, safe, and innovative ideas.

Total Grants To Be Awarded

Up to $400,000

Awardees receive:

  • $40,000 - $50,000 each.
  • Recognition in a community of innovative and powerful leaders.
  • SoCalGas employee volunteer support for awardees.


Note: Grant funds will be allocated until such funds are no longer available. This program may be modified or terminated without prior notice.