Giving Back: Our Eligibility Guidelines

Community Grants: Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for our Community Grants program, your non-profit organization must meet the following criteria:

  • IRS 501(c)(3) charitable status
  • Serve the community without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender or gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status
  • Make records available for regular independent external audit and make the results available to all potential contributors
  • Comply with applicable laws regarding registration and reporting
  • Observe the highest standards of business conduct in their relationships with the public
  • Have a method by which to measure and track and report one or more program outcomes and specific results that demonstrate measurable societal impact

Not all organizations that request funding meet our eligibility guidelines.  We do not provide Community Grants for the following:

  • Individuals
  • Private charities or foundations not aligned with our four funding priorities
  • Religious organizations, unless the particular program will benefit a large portion of a community without regard to religious affiliation
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
  • Organizations whose primary purpose is to influence legislation
  • Endowments or capital campaigns
  • Research studies or video projects, including student films and documentaries, unless related to initiatives Edison International is already supporting
  • Sports teams or activities, whether local, regional, or national
  • Medical research or disease-specific initiatives
  • Medical procedures for individuals
  • Tickets for contests, raffles or other activities with prizes
  • Promotional merchandise
  • Any group whose activities are not in the best interest of Edison International, its affiliates, employees, shareholders, customers or the communities we serve.
  • Donations to charities in lieu of compensation to an individual for services rendered to the Company (or any of its affiliates)

For more information, contact us

How to apply

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Edison Scholars: Eligibility Requirements

To qualify, you must be a high school senior planning to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) at a four-year college or university on a full-time basis. Additional eligibility requirements:

  • GPA of 2.8 or better
  • Live in the Southern California Edison service territory, or attend a high school in the Southern California Edison service territory
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Plan to major in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or computer science/information system

Learn more at www.scholarsapply.org/edisonscholars.

Third-party organizations that receive funding for higher education scholarship grants from Edison International are required to furnish us with student information for the scholarship recipients, so that we can reach out to these students and track their status.

How to apply

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Computers for the Community

Computers are an important tool for learning in today’s schools -- and an important tool for nonprofit organizations to use in achieving their goals. Our “Computers for the Community” program provides refurbished computers installed with Windows 7 to public and private schools and nonprofit organizations in the Southern California Edison service territory.

Schools may receive up to 10 computers and nonprofits up to five computers every two years. All computer donations are subject to equipment inventory availability.

Eligibility Criteria: Schools

Computers for the Community is available to schools that meet the following criteria:

  • K-12
  • State-accredited
  • Located in areas we serve
  • Have not-for-profit status

Eligibility Criteria: Nonprofit Organizations

Computers for the Community is available to non-profit organizations that meet the following criteria:

  • IRS 501(c)(3) charitable status
  • Serve the community without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender or gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status
  • Make records available for regular independent external audit and make the results available to all potential contributors
  • Comply with applicable laws regarding registration and reporting
  • Observe the highest standards of business conduct in their relationships with the public
  • Have a method by which to measure and track and report one or more program outcomes and specific results that demonstrate measurable societal impact

How to apply

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