We believe the future of our communities begins with giving the next generation of Californians opportunities to learn and succeed. Over the last decade, PG&E has invested more than $60 million in youth educational programs to provide scholarships to aspiring youth, prepare students for the energy sector jobs of the future and help teachers create innovative classroom projects focused on energy and the environment.
Investing in the Higher Education of California’s Next Generation
PG&E has awarded nearly $2 million in Bright Minds scholarships to help aspiring young people achieve higher education.
New Approaches to Teaching about Energy and the Environment
PG&E has awarded over $2 million in Bright Ideas grants for teachers and schools to develop projects and curriculum about energy and environmental stewardship.
Helping Train California Students for the Jobs of the Future
Through an initial $1 million contribution, PG&E partnered with the California Department of Education to found the New Energy Academies for high school students focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.