Funding Process

Requests for funding are accepted year-round through our online application system. Ovintiv awards contributions based on opportunities most aligned with the three pillars of our social commitment — Respecting Stakeholders and Indigenous Partners, Strengthening Communities and Fostering Inclusion – in communities where we have active operations.

Guidelines and Eligibility 

Those requesting funds must be an established nonprofit or 501(c)(3) organization, located in or serving a community where we have established offices or operations. The organization should be a registered charity eligible to issue official tax receipts for donations.

Limitations and Exclusions

Our Community Investment donation guidelines prohibit us giving to:

  • Individuals 
  • Religious organizations (except non-faith-based associations) 
  • Third-party fundraisers 
  • Professional conventions, conferences, seminars or galas –unless industry related 
  • Travel for individuals or groups 
  • Programs located outside of the regions or communities where Ovintiv operates 
  • Political events 

How to Submit a Request:

We accept funding requests only through our online application process. Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email confirmation. Proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and it can take up to six weeks for review of your application.

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