Powering our community
Giving back to the community in ways that make life better for all who live and work in the Sacramento area.
In the last year, SMUD gave...
contributed to local nonprofits
hours volunteered in the community
in contracts to local small businesses
Brightening our region
We’re proud to support organizations and events that celebrate innovation, leadership and diversity in our region. Our sponsorship program contributes over $2 million to local nonprofits each year.
SMUD means business
"Powering Futures" scholarships
At SMUD, we recognize the value of education and the impact it can have on our families and our community. We're proud to offer Powering Futures, a special program to award up to $60,000 in college scholarships for local students. As many as 21 local students may receive up to $5,000 each in scholarships.
We're excited you're interested in our "Powering Futures" scholarship. Please review some of the scholarship details below.
- Be a current high school senior or graduate; have earned a GED certificate; or currently be a postsecondary undergraduate student.
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on a 4.0 scale.
- Plan to enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university in the U.S. in the fall of 2017.
- Be a SMUD customer living in SMUD's service area, or have a SMUD customer as a legal guardian.
Awards will be based on merit and financial need with a preference for students with a major relevant to SMUD. Not open to SMUD employees or their relatives.