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Dominion Foundation

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Established in NJ.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

agriculture, environment, animals

LIMITATIONS

Foundation grant support is NOT available to:

  • Operating funds of individual United Way agencies, which already benefit from Dominion's corporate donations to United Way
  • Projects or organizations that are not located within geographic areas where Dominion provides electricity or natural gas service, or has significant facilities or business interests
  • Fund-raising events (dinners, lunches, etc.)
  • Golf tournaments or other sporting events
  • Organizations that limit membership and services based on race, religion, color, creed, sex, age or national origin
  • Advertising for benefit or courtesy purposes
  • Travel-related events, including student trips or tours
  • Memorial campaigns

FINANCIAL DATA

Assets: $11,267,252 (market value)

Gifts received: $248,000

Expenditures: $341,283

Total giving: $321,000

Qualifying distributions: $328,443

Giving activities include:

$321,000 for 15 grants (high: $150,000; low: $5,000)

SELECTED GRANTS

 

$ 17,500 Mitchell College, New London

Mitchell Woods Pond Restoration

 

$ 25,000 George Mason University, Fairfax

Adaptive Wireless Environmental Sensor for Stormwater Monitoring

 

$ 25,000 Surry County Historical Society and Museums, Inc.

Gray's Creek Marina and Environmental Education Center