LCEC provides Environmental Funding Awards to five local organizations

March 23, 2022 – LCEC announced that it will provide Environmental Funding Awards to Calusa Land Trust and Preserve of Pine Island, Inc., Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Friends of Cape Coral Environment, Inc., Friends of Fakahatchee, and the Sanibel Sea School. Collectively, these five award winners are receiving nearly $18,000. Since the inception of the LCEC Environmental Funding Award program in 2013, LCEC has bestowed nearly $205,000 to local organizations to help aid them in their endeavors to protect and sustain the environment.

This funding is awarded twice a year with deadlines happening on March 15 and September 1. To apply for an environmental funding award, 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. This 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].