6 States Eligible for Chesapeake Energy Grants
Chesapeake Energy grants offer are available to help fund community service projects in the six states the company operates in. Grants can fund projects related to STEM education, community development and other service improvements.
Eligible organizations in Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming can apply for Chesapeake Energy grants that fund projects in four different areas:
Applicants should choose the best category to apply for a Chesapeake Energy grant:
Charitable: A request a financial donation
In-kind: A request for materials retired from the corporate lifecycle
According to past Securities and Exchange Commission filings, charitable donations reached a high of $31 million in 2011, though were reduced by half in 2013 due to spending cuts. Charitable donations vary annually.
Organizations applying for a donation must reside within the service territory of Chesapeake Energy.
Grant applications are accepted three times are year. Applications are due by Feb. 1 for the next submission cycle, and winners will be notified on or near March 1.