The Charitable Foundation of the Energy Bar Association is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 2002 under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation engages in a variety of energy-related and general charitable activities.
Examples of CFEBA giving include:
- Donations to non-profit organizations and needy individuals for payment of utility bills and other energy-related and general purposes;
- Funding energy internships;
- Funding scholarships and educational grants;
- Energy-related volunteer service projects, including residential home construction, weatherization and energy efficiency efforts;
- General charitable service projects.
Here are a few of the most recent examples of how CFEBA has made a difference:
CFEBA supported the Yurok Tribe, the largest federally recognized Indian Tribe in California, in its efforts to build a micro-grid that would allow the Tribe to maintain critical services and operations during extended power outages and emergencies.
CFEBA provided generators, power banks, solar panels, and fuel for delivering meals to remote areas, to feed victims of Hurricane Dorian in the northern Bahamas!
CFEBA provided electricity and cooling in all the classrooms for the primary school of Durissy, Haiti, enabling children to study and pursue their dreams.
CFEBA secured the safety of thousands by providing solar systems to primary health care centers located throughout Puerto Rico.
CFEBA provided life-changing access to clean water to the 4,600 people in the Akuyam Village of Uganda.
CFEBA assisted in 560 families receiving electricity for the first time in Bolivia.