To be considered for a ConocoPhillips U.S. charitable contribution, an organization must be:

(a) recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as an organization exempt from federal income taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a public charity, or international equivalent, or

(b) a government subdivision (e.g., county, parish, state, municipality or its departments such as police and fire departments), or  

(c) an accredited school or an organization within an accredited school system. 

Ineligible organizations include:

  • Organizations hosting religious worship (e.g. churches, mosques, temples, etc.).
  • Government agencies or organizations advancing political causes, candidates, events, legislative lobbying or advocacy.
  • Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
  • Organizations presenting any potential risk, or risk of being used to promote illegal activities, including the financing of terrorism.
  • Organizations in receipt of a contribution made in a company executive’s name.
  • Individuals.

For more information on ConocoPhillips charitable investments strategic focus areas and our annual application process, please review the ConocoPhillips Grant Guidelines. To apply, please click here.