Priority Areas

Shell’s Puget Sound Refinery will consider charitable contributions to eligible non-profit organizations for select programs that fall within our priority areas.

Geographic Focus

The refinery will prioritize charitable contributions to eligible non-profit organizations in Skagit County with a special emphasis on Anacortes.

Note: Shell’s corporate social investment group may consider donation requests from geographic areas outside of these communities. Please refer your application to this group by clicking here.

Eligibility Criteria

The Puget Sound Refinery supports a wide range of charitable organizations that are tax-exempt in the United States under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. However, we will not consider contributions for the following purposes:

  • Individuals
  • Private foundations
  • Non-profit organizations without a current 501(c)(3) exempt status
  • Conferences, workshops or seminars not directly related to Shell business interests
  • Religious organizations that do not serve the general public on a non-denominational basis

We review unsolicited proposals on a regular basis. Due to the large volume of requests that we receive, we cannot fund every proposal."

Submit an Application

If your request falls within our focus areas and meets our eligibility requirements, please submit your proposal via our online grant application. You must complete all required fields in order for us to consider your request.

Your application should include a brief statement describing the mission of your organization, amount requested (including itemized budget information for the Shell funds on this specific project) and the purpose of the contribution. We need all required documentation at the time you submit the application. 

We will only accept electronic proposals for community funding requests, and you’ll see all final decisions on your account page on the website listed below. Please allow up to sixty (60) days for a final decision.

Apply online to access the online grant form.

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