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Making a difference where we Work and live.

Our focus

​We provide community-level sponsorships and in-kind donations delivered within our operating communities. Where possible, we look for alignment with our larger charitable focus or projects with major impacts in these communities.


Learn more about our criteria and the application process.

Criteria


Please review the following eligibility criteria before submitting your application.
  • It must be delivered within an EPCOR operating community.

  • Where possible, alignment is preferred with our larger charitable focus.
  • It must meet a recognized community need and make a significant contribution to community life.
  • It should deliver significant benefits and long-term significance to the community.
  • You should be able to measure and report on results.

Ineligible requests

The following organizations and/or activities are considered ineligible to receive funding.

Organizations Activities
  • Advocacy or lobbying organizations.
  • Fraternal organizations or commercial third-party fundraising organizations.
  • Community / Family Foundations, Trusts or Funds.
  • Capital campaigns / building infrastructure, and general operating costs.
  • Support for fundraising or participatory-type events such as golf tournaments, benefits, dinners etc.
  • Utility rebates.
  • Advertising or promotional initiatives.
  • Individual / team applicants or individual / team pursuits.
  • Contingency or deficit funds.
  • Research or conferences.
  • Sports programs or tournaments.
  • Illness-related causes.
  • Political or religious causes.
  • Endowments or matching grants.
  • Programs delivered outside EPCOR's operating communities.

  • Retroactive funding for program expenses incurred prior to EPCOR's funding decision.

Application


We accept applications any time throughout the year and review them on an ongoing basis. Please submit your request at least 8 weeks before support is needed.

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  • When completing the online application form, you'll be provided with a login ID and access code that will allow you to save and return to your application.
  • Choose "support of an event" from the dropdown menu.
  • After 90 days, your partially-completed application will expire and you'll be requested to begin a new one.

Planning your answers

  • This list of questions can help you plan your answers before entering them into the online form. Choose "support of an event".

Application Timeline

  • We'll review your application and if we need more information, our Community Investment staff will contact you.
  • Due to the large volume of requests we receive, we're unable to respond to telephone, fax or email inquiries regarding the status of your request or accept short notice applications.

Contact us

Canadian inquiries

Email: community@epcor.com
Note:
This inbox doesn't accept requests for sponsorships or donations.

U.S. inquiries

Email: rstenholm@epcor.com