AWS (Amazon Web Services) InCommunites invested $300,000 in Northern Virginia Sustainability Fund to support sustainability and environmental projects in Northern Virginia, especially in Loudoun, Fairfax, Culpeper, Prince William, and Fauquier counties recently.
The main objective of the AWS InCommunites is to fund local projects with sustainable and environmental impact to protect Northern Virginia’s environment while giving residents economic opportunities. The fund is granted up to $10,000 per project and is open to individuals, local organizations, NGOs, and schools.
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Projects must address topics like agriculture preservation, environmental justice, energy conservation, zero waste initiatives, sustainable technology, cultural preservation, environmental access, equity, and justice. The grant process is powered by ChangeX and needs a 30 days review process to evaluate the positive impact on the community. The project applications are open till February 13th, 2022.
Cornelia Robinson, global leader of AWS InCommunites, stated that they sincerely believe in using AWS resources to strengthen communities where employees can live and work. AWS is committed to making the cloud the cleanest and the most efficient way for customers to run their businesses who have a passion for sustainability and can make a positive impact on their local communities.