Exelon is proud to support nonprofit organizations and students in our local communities. We encourage you to learn about our programs highlighted on this page and offered by our regional operating companies (referred to as OpCo) below.
If you are new here, please complete this brief form with a short description of your nonprofit organization & funding request. We will get back to you within six weeks.
Through our Building Exelon’s Future Workforce focus area, Exelon funds organizations, institutions, and programs that offer Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) education and enrichment opportunities for students; scholarship and mentoring support to increase the number of students graduating with college degrees in STEM fields, STEM career and technical education, occupational skills training programs for older youth and adults, and assistance to remove barriers to employment. The following list includes a selection of strategies that Exelon and its operating companies support to build Exelon’s future workforce:
- Out-of-school education & enrichment programs such as summer or after school STEM programs and clubs,
- STEM career exposure opportunities for students such as career fairs and field site visits,
- Novel in-school STEM learning opportunities such as mobile labs and science outreach,
- K-12 STEM teacher training and professional development opportunities,
- STEM classroom resources and lab equipment,
- High school STEM trades career and technical education and training programs,
- Community college-based STEM trade education, training, and apprentice programs,
- Postsecondary scholarships for students majoring in STEM fields,
- STEM career mentoring and tutoring,
- STEM trade occupational skills training programs for adults and older youth, and
- Employment barrier removal assistance services.
Interested in partnering with us to Build Exelon’s Future Workforce? Complete this brief form to inquire whether your organization may be a good fit for Exelon’s support.
Through our Energy Empowerment in Our Communities focus area, Exelon funds organizations and programs that improve the quality of our environment; promote environmental education, conservation, and preservation; develop cleaner sources of energy; protect endangered species; and beautify neighborhoods. Examples of programs that Exelon and its operating companies support through Energy Empowerment grants include, but are not limited to, the following strategies:
- Alternative energy development, installation, and education,
- Vehicle electrification,
- Climate resilience or adaptation initiatives and education,
- Endangered species protection, wildlife conservation, promotion of biodiversity,
- Landscape and watershed conservation, restoration, and preservation,
- Neighborhood beautification and green space initiatives, and
- Environmental and energy efficiency education and outreach.
Interested in partnering with us to promote Energy Empowerment in our Communities? Complete this brief form to inquire whether your organization may be a good fit for Exelon’s support.
Through our Enrichment through Local Vitality focus area, Exelon funds a broad range of organizations and institutions that create local employment opportunities, support families, foster resilience, and strengthen communities. Examples of ways in which Exelon and its operating companies support Enrichment through Local Vitality include, but are not limited to, the following strategies:
- Anchor institutions such as universities, colleges, museums, hospitals, and other organizations that provide employment opportunities, economic benefit, and enrichment in communities,
- The establishment and promotion of business districts,
- Projects carried out through community development corporations,
- Community-based programs and nonprofit organizations,
- Emergency preparedness programs, resiliency hubs, and resources that promote public safety,
- Programs that increase local economic investment and employment opportunities, and
- Local Chambers of Commerce.
Interested in partnering with us to promote Local Vitality in our Communities? Complete this brief form to inquire whether your organization may be a good fit for Exelon’s support.
Exelon believes that our lives are enriched and our communities are strengthened through individual interactions and collective experiences with the arts. Through our Equal Access to Arts and Culture focus area, Exelon funds cultural institutions with broad public exposure and programs designed to make arts and culture more accessible to a wider and more diverse audience. Exelon and its operating companies support a broad range of programs that promote Equal Access to Arts and Culture, including, but not limited to, the following strategies:
- Arts education and enrichment for all ages carried out through schools, community programs, arts institutions, and other organizations,
- Community-based exhibition spaces such as galleries, theaters, performance spaces, and specialty museums,
- The acquisition and exhibition of culturally and locally relevant arts content, and
- The establishment and promotion of theater and arts districts.
Interested in partnering with us to promote Equal Access to Arts and Culture? Complete this brief form to inquire whether your organization may be a good fit for Exelon’s support.
Guidelines For Those Who'd Like To Apply For A Grant
- Exelon awards grants to nonprofit organizations in the communities where our employees and customers live and work.
Exelon provides grants to 501(c)3 organizations, not individuals.
Grants are awarded only to organizations that do not discriminate based on religion, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.
Grants are only available to organizations that have not received one from Exelon or any subsidiaries within the past 12 months.
We will not provide support to organizations that, in their constitution or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS status or religious belief.
Please complete the inquiry form above or within the Focus Area sections to share a brief description about your organization and funding request. Our team will review your submission and follow up within six weeks. If it could be a good fit, you’ll be invited to submit a grant application through a link we provide to you.
Operating Company Programs
Learn more about the programs offered by our regional operating companies (referred to as OpCo) by clicking on their logos below.
Since 1886, the people, businesses and communities of southern New Jersey have relied on Atlantic City Electric for safe, reliable and affordable energy service. With more than 560,000 electric customers, the company is committed to meeting the current and future energy needs of the communities it serves through ongoing upgrades to its infrastructure and technology. In addition, the company helps to improve quality of life for its customers through charitable giving and environmental stewardship.
For nearly 200 years, BGE has met the energy needs of central Maryland homes and businesses. Today, BGE’s innovative array of programs, services and resources are defining the next generation of energy management for more than 1.3 million electric customers and more than 684,000 natural gas customers.
ComEd is one of the largest electric utilities in the nation, responsible for delivering safe, reliable, affordable power to approximately 4.1 million electric customer across northern Illinois. The company manages the electrical infrastructure of the nation's third largest metropolitan region and is investing an estimated $2.4 billion in modernizing its electric grid.
Delmarva Power’s commitment to excellence extends to each of the company’s 532,000 electric customers in Delaware and eastern Maryland, and 136,000 natural gas customers in northern Delaware. The company provides safe, reliable and affordable energy, and is committed to using advancements in technology and renewable energy to further its commitment to environmental stewardship.
PECO is Pennsylvania's largest electric and natural gas utility with approximately 1.7 million electric and 532,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. Like all Exelon companies, its safety performance is ranked among the best in the nation. PECO is widely recognized for its reliable service, community service and environmental commitment, and economic development efforts.
An integral part of the infrastructure of our nation’s capital region since 1896, Pepco currently provides safe, reliable and affordable energy to more than 894,000 electric customers in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland and Washington, D.C. The company continually demonstrates its commitment to the communities it serves by leveraging advancements in technology to improve the reliability of its energy grid, as well as ongoing environmental sustainability efforts and charitable giving.
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Energizing Student Potential (ESP)
Do you know a fourth – eighth grade student based out of Illinois, Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. interested in STEM?
Exelon Stem Leadership Academy
Are you a young woman who's a junior or senior in high school interested in STEM?