OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Grant

OGE Energy Corp. Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next deadline: Jun 15, 2018

Later deadlines: Sep 15, 2018, Dec 15, 2018, Mar 15, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Arkansas: Crawford County, Franklin County, Johnson County, Logan County, Sebastian County Expand all

Location of residency: Counties in Arkansas: Crawford County, Franklin County, Johnson County, Logan County, Sebastian County Expand all

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Overview:

The OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. provides grants to 501(c)(3) charities to support programs, organizations and institutions that enhance quality of life and economic wellbeing in the communities where OGE operates.

The OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. will consider each request that contributes to achieving the foundation’s mission. While the foundation will consider supporting organizations in a variety of areas, such as human services, the arts and community development, a greater emphasis will be placed on early education – primarily math and science.

Our community service programs offer a helping hand to those who need us most. We’re active in our communities with programs that help to fill needs, and lend support to the best of our abilities.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • To qualify for grant funding consideration, your organization must meet the following criteria:
    • Be a U.S.-based IRS 501(c)(3) qualified charitable or educational organization or an accredited K-12 educational institution;
    • Be geographically located where OGE operates;
    • Serve communities without discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation or national origin;
    • Have a method by which to measure, track, and report program outcomes and specific results that demonstrate measurable community impact.

Preferences:

  • A greater emphasis will be placed on early education – primarily math and science.

Ineligibility:

  • The OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. generally does not fund grants for programs and projects associated with, but not limited to, the following:
    • An individual person or families
    • Building or Capital investments and improvements
    • Dinners, luncheons or other forms of indirect support
    • Organizations that are not 501(c)(3) organizations
    • Organizations that are not geographically located in an area where OGE operates
    • Political parties or candidates
    • Religious activities, in whole or in part, for the purpose of furthering religious doctrine.
      • The Foundation will consider funding faith-based organizations which provide services to all clients regardless of denomination
    • Sports teams/events such as tournaments (other than Special Olympics)
  • OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. grant support is not available for:
    • Organizations offering goods or services to employees as a benefit of grant approval (e.g., participation in golf tournaments, reservations at fundraising dinners, tickets to special events, etc.)