Welcome back to our “Find a Funder” blog series.
For this installment of the series, we are profiling one of America’s leading oil and natural gas producers that regularly makes monetary grants to nonprofits in the USA: Shell Oil Company.
A United States-based subsidiary of the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell, Shell is a global organization of energy and petrochemical companies employing over 87,000 people in more than 70 countries and territories. The company is a leading oil and gas producer in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, having been recognized for their pioneering oil and gas exploration and production technologies.
Along with their renowned work in the oil industry, Shell is gaining attention for their grant program in the United States. When considering grant applications, Shell gives priority to organizations in or near communities where Shell or its American affiliates have a major presence.
In regards to their focal funding areas, Shell Oil Company provides grants to the following areas:
Community: funding civic and human needs, promoting healthy lifestyles, the arts, access to underserved students and communities, disaster relief efforts
Education: focus on energy awareness with special publics, increasing interest in technical careers among students and professional development in science and math among educators
Environment: Biodiversity initiatives, ecosystem restoration and protection, research, initiatives, environmental stewardship
If you believe that Shell’s donation program may be able to provide benefit to your organization, follow this link to receive more information and find out how to apply.