Bioheat Proud 2B2

NYC home heating oil now has 2% biodiesel inside – B2 Bioheat®.
It's cleaner and renewable. We're thanking NYC by granting $30,000
to NYC Charities. Help us pick the Charities!

Your nomination helps decide which charities receive a total of $30,000 of grant money.
Nominate your charity once per day and enter for your chance to win a free “Proud 2B2” t-shirt!


A limit of 200 t-shirts will be given away at random to those making a nomination. One t-shirt per person.


The National Biodiesel Board recipients of the Proud 2B2 Renewable Warmup NYC grants are:

$15,000 United Way’s Project Warmth
$10,000 Achilles Kids
$5,000 New York Foundling


Thank you all for visiting the Bioheat site to nominate your favorite charity. We had over 15,000 nominations and we thank each of our participating charities for all their effort in helping us create awareness of Bioheat along with their organization. Together we will continue to "warm" NYC!



United Way

United Way: Project Warmth

“Warm” the lives of vulnerable Long Islanders who heat their home with oil and help families overcome the short-term financial hardship that results in 80% of recipient-families also getting case assistance not needing assistance after.

NYC SALT

NYC SALT

Engage, inspire and empower NYC teenagers by providing them with professional-grade digital photography skills. While inner-city students are twice as likely to drop out of school, all of SALTs students finish high school and apply to college with a free college prep program for SATs, college applications and financial aid.

New York Foundling

The New York Foundling
After School Program

Serves boys and girls at risk, in the South Bronx, the most impoverished congressional district in the nation, by keeping them off the street and helping them develop academic skills with tutoring, home work support and ongoing enrichment opportunities.

Hope Community

Hope Community

Seeks to rebuild the physical infrastructure of East Harlem by creating attractive, high-quality affordable housing and to strengthen the neighborhood’s social fabric by assisting in the growth of local businesses, assisting residents and sponsoring community programs.

Center for HOPE

Center for H.O.P.E.

Would offer a free weekend-long camp for children suffering the loss of a loved one; allowing them to form bonds with their peers, normalize grief, reduce feelings of isolation, express and address their feelings. Camp HOPE is a program of the Center for HOPE that helps children learn how to cope with grief within a safe and healing camp experience.

Achilles International

Achilles International

Founded by the first amputee to run the NYC  marathon, the grant would help fund their 2013 goal of awarding 3,500 pairs of new sneakers to low-income children with disabilities who complete the virtual marathon – running 26 miles over a one-year period of time.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend or alter the rules and parameters of the contest.