OGE Foundation

OGE Energy Corp Foundation

Mission

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 well being in the communities where OGE operates. 

Investment Priorities

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.

Funding Guidelines

The OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. is subject to Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations governing private and charitable foundations.

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

Ineligible Programs and Projects

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)

Restrictions

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.)

Submitting Requests:

Applications may be submitted at any time; however, they are only reviewed during quarterly committee meetings based on the following cutoff dates:

Q1: March 15 

Q2: June 15 

Q3: September 15

Q4: December 15

Please submit requests electronically using the link below:

OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. Application 

NOTE: The application opens best using Internet Explorer. If you are using Chrome or Firefox, directions for opening the application are available here: Directions for opening the OGE Energy Corp. Foundation Inc. application in Chrome/Firefox 

 

Contact Us:

If you have questions about the OGE Energy Corp Foundation, contact us at 405-553-3493 or by email at ogeecfd@oge.com. 

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