Application deadline approaching for LCEC Environmental Funding Award

August 3, 2022 – September 1 is the deadline to apply for an LCEC Environmental Funding Award. To apply, organizations should visit to download the application. Interested organizations must meet certain criteria to be considered for the award including that the funding must be utilized for projects/programs related to the environment and the utility industry and have a demonstrated need for funds. Funding is awarded twice a year with deadlines happening on March 15 and September 1. Nearly $205,000 has been awarded since the program’s inception in 2013. Winners of environmental funding awards in 2022 include the Calusa Land Trust and Preserve of Pine Island, Inc., Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Friends of Fakahatchee, Friends of the Cape Coral Environment and the Sanibel Sea School. The Environmental Funding Award Program is just one of the many ways that LCEC positively impacts and supports wildlife and the environment. To learn more, visit the Environment page at or contact [email protected].