AWS InCommunities Northern Virginia Sustainability Fund

$300,000 | Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, Culpeper, & Fauquier Counties | 7 Ideas

Supported by AWS InCommunities

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AWS InCommunities Northern Virginia Sustainability Fund

$300,000 | Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, Culpeper, & Fauquier Counties | 7 Ideas

Supported by AWS InCommunities

See Terms & Conditions

Start an Idea

Choose an idea from the portfolio below to start in your community, and we’ll give you the information, tools, support and funding to get started.

Start an Idea
Apply with existing project

Apply for funding to help you to scale your existing project or put your existing project plan into action in your community.

Apply with existing project

As part its commitment to supporting communities where it has infrastructure presence, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a $300,000 AWS InCommunities Sustainability Fund. The fund will help fuel the development of environmental stewardship and sustainability projects in Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, Culpeper, and Fauquier Counties. The goal is to inspire impactful projects that will have a positive impact across communities in Northern Virginia. Interested applicants can apply for funding to launch new projects, expand existing projects or introduce one of 7 established community programs (included below) with proven positive environmental impact in other global communities. Watch a webinar with more information here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaD4RmBzqwo

How it works
  • Select an idea listed below or submit your existing project and register to get your project page
  • Use your project page to complete the 30 Day Challenge
  • Submit a photo and your action plan
  • Let us know what impact you are having in your community
Who can apply
  • You live in Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, Culpeper, or Fauquier County, Virginia
  • You're passionate about building a sustainable community where you live
  • You are an individual, an existing local group or a nonprofit organization
What you get
  • Seed funding to start your selected idea
  • Free starter resource pack, technology tools, and support to get started
  • Additional impact funding, once you report back on the social impact of your active project

Explore & Pick an Idea to Start

Explore and select an idea that you want to start in your community

Apply with existing project

Have your own idea or existing project? Explore the challenge criteria and submit your own project for funding.

Apply with existing project

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Why are people starting these ideas?

“At AWS, we believe deeply in using our scale for good and using our resources to strengthen communities where our employees live and work. We are committed to making the cloud the cleanest and most energy-efficient way for our customers to run their businesses and championing those who share our passion for sustainability and want to make a positive impact in their local communities.”

-Cornelia Robinson, Global Leader for AWS InCommunities
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