Grant Application

Grant Application

Charitable Foundation Grant Application

If your organization would like to be considered for a donation from the National Fuel Gas Company Foundation, please complete the form below:

Funding Guidelines

All requests are reviewed on a quarterly basis by a special committee. Applicants will be notified by mail of National Fuel's decision.

National Fuel strives to fund innovative programs, initiatives, and, on rare occasions, special events that fall within the pillars of National Fuel's community giving policies and promise to advance strong, vibrant, and stable communities. These pillars, or focus areas, include veteran services, education, community vitality/economic impact, and the underserved/economically disadvantaged. If your organization would like to be considered for a donation of any amount, please submit the following information.

  1. A completed application
    • Mission statement and/or purpose of your organization;
    • Detailed description of the need for funding;
    • Description of how the contribution will benefit the quality of life in our community;
    • Describe any collaborative efforts with other organizations;
    • The nature and sources of permanent funding;
    • Sources of project funding;
    • Annual budget and/or project budget; and
    • Description of past accomplishments.

Funding Limitations

In general, funds are not awarded to the following:

  • Individuals;
  • Private Foundations;
  • Public charities that are 501(c)(3) under section 509(a)(3) of the IRS code;
  • Political organizations, candidates, or lobbying efforts;
  • Amateur athletics; and
  • Religious or sectarian organizations (except when they are conducting programs secular in nature and have wide public impact).

If located in New York, contact:

Ms. Emily L. Ciraolo

Assistant Director, Corporate Communications

National Fuel Gas Company Foundation

6363 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

Phone: 716-857-7861


If located in Pennsylvania, contact:

Ms. Carly Manino

Director, Corporate Communications

National Fuel Gas Company Foundation

1100 State Street

Erie, PA 16512

Phone: 814-871-8199


General Information

Overhead could be calculated by adding management and general expenses to fundraising expenses, then dividing by total expenses.

Are you a 501(c)(3) public charity under section 509(a)(1) or (2) of the IRS code?*


Please select which state(s) and county (or counties) in National Fuel's service territory your organization is located and/or plans to serve with this funding:

Please select which focus area(s) apply to this funding request:

Project Overview

Funding Request

Please limit this to 100 words.


Planned Outcomes for Funding Request


Contributions and Involvement

Please list other committed donors and amounts.




Public Recognition


Grant evaluations

If you recently received funding, please complete an evaluation within 12 months. Future grants will not be considered until an evaluation has been received.

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