The TransCanada Charitable Fund makes grants in support of strong projects based on good ideas and compelling needs which have the potential to improve our communities and the lives of the people living in them. Funds may be used to develop new projects or enhance existing projects and programs. Grants will be awarded by August 31.
The Fund provides grant support in the following program areas:
Community - TransCanada is committed to building strong and vibrant communities. Eligible initiatives should bring communities together, develop leadership, and engage citizens.
Safety - TransCanada is committed to the safety and well-being of the communities near our operations. Eligible projects will enable emergency personnel to respond quickly and effectively to local needs and focus on emergency preparedness, accident prevention, and education and training.
Environment - TransCanada is committed to protecting the environment. Eligible programs will conserve important habitat, protect species at risk, and educate individuals about the importance of the environment.
Applicants are limited to non-profits benefiting the residents of East Texas counties traversed by TransCanada pipeline operations and projects: Angelina, Chambers, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Hardin, Harris, Hopkins, Jefferson, Lamar, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Polk, Rusk, Smith, Wood, and Upshur Counties.
Applicants must be tax-exempt, non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status or a governmental entity. Private non-operating foundations are not eligible.
Services must be available to citizens of the community without regard to race or religion.
The TransCanada Charitable Fund does not generally fund the following:
Initiatives benefitting individuals or small groups
Past events or projects
Based on available funding and the desire to support multiple organizations, individual grant requests should be limited to a maximum of $5,000.
Total Amount Awarded$25,000
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