Grant Recipients

CFEBA Grant Recipients

The Foundation has made charitable donations to many worthy non-profit organizations for energy-related purposes. Among these donations are the following:

My Sisters Place, Washington, D.C.
ADFAC Affordable Housing Program
Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties, Tennessee
AMEN (Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs)
Arlington Academy Of Hope, Inc. (Uganda School)
Dollar Energy Fund
The Elizabeth Stone House
Fisher House Foundation
Foundation for the Carolinas
Global Playground
Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity – New Orleans Area
Jewish World Watch (Solar Cooker Project for Darfur refugees in Chadean camps)  
Medical Missionaries
Mudzini Wetu (Kenyan Orphanage)
My Sisters Place, District of Columbia
National Center For Appropriate Technology (Energy Assistance Referral) - Project NEAR (LIHEAP)
NJ Shares, New Jersey
Northern Tool + Equipment (Hurricane Katrina Relief)
The Phoenix Society
Project Hope (Tsunami Relief)
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (Solar Facilities)
Samaritan Inns
SERVE, Inc., Virginia
Washington Center For Internships And Academic Seminars
Volunteer Centers Of California
54th Street Apartments

Making a Difference

Take a look at how YOUR contributions are making a difference. With your help, the CFEBA has
provided support to various energy related programs focused on improving lives worldwide.

  • Contributed $15,000 for solar heating of low-income, Native American tribal families living on
  • reservations in the Great Plains.
  • Provided $10,000 for solar power to refrigerate medicine and provide lighting at Chikowa Health
  • Center, which serves a village of 50,000 in Malawi, Africa.
  • Donated $12,500 for weatherization equipment to improve energy efficiency in low-income
  • homes in Lancaster County, PA and to provide weatherization training.
  • Contributed $30,000 to support the Solar Cooker Project for refugees from the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Cookers reduce the need for women and children to scavenge for wood in the area surrounding the camps where they live, an activity which risks rape or death.
  • Gave $10,000 to cover fuel costs for an immediate-responder medical/surgical team providing
  • emergency care to Haitian earthquake victims.
  • Post-hurricane, contributed $30,000 to support installation of solar equipment providing lighting
  • for medical procedures and refrigeration of medicines in clinics and hospitals in Haiti.
  • Contributed $18,000 to install solar panels on schools in Cambodia and Uganda.
  • Donated $12,500 to facilitate connecting a school for deaf children in Cameroon to that country’s electric grid thereby providing electricity to the school for the first time.
  • Gave $6,300 to install solar water heaters at a primary school in Tibet
  • Purchased$4,900 of masonry ovens for rural Guatemalans to cook in their homes.
  • Contributed $15,000 to fund replacement of windows in a 15-apartment emergency shelter and
  • transitional housing facility in Massachusetts
  • Donated $17,500 for the development of renewable energy in rural areas of the United States.
  • Gave $7,500 to install solar air heating system for low income families in the greater Chicago
  • area and Minnesota.
  • List of Grant Recipient Organizations (link to “CFEBA Grant Recipients” tab under Grants box)