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Funder Feature: Enbridge Fueling Futures

Written by Lindsay Tooker

Enbridge, Inc. offers grant support to organizations in communities where they operate, including the Greater Houston area.

Enbridge’s community investments are guided by a core set of criteria. They consider donation and sponsorship opportunities in communities where Enbridge operates that are:

  • Primarily within a 20-kilometre (10-mile) radius of their pipeline right-of-way or near their operations
  • Of prime importance to the community
  • Beneficial to the greatest possible number of people
  • Significant to the long-term interests of the community
  • Supportive of their of our three core areas that they view as integral for a sustainable community

The three core focus areas include:
Safe Communities
Enbridge Fueling Futures supports local safety initiatives and organizations that help make our communities safer places to live:

  • Safe Community First Responder Grant Program
  • Safety planning and education
  • Humanitarian aid

Vibrant Communities  
Enbridge Fueling Futures supports programs and projects that are inclusive, future thinking and help bring out the best in people. Their investments focus on:

  • Empowering people to achieve their full potential
  • Building potential in youth
  • Celebrating culture and community
  • Honoring Indigenous Peoples and cultures

Sustainable Communities
Enbridge Fueling Futures supports sustainability projects that help improve, grow, and nurture our environment. Accordingly, they invest in:

  • Environmental education
  • Habitat conservation and remediation
  • Supporting energy transition

The online application form will guide you through the questions you need to answer in order for Enbridge to make a decision. To prepare in advance, please review Enbridge’s focus areas for funding, eligibility criteria, and the list of eligible communities. publishes every week.
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About the author

Lindsay Tooker

Lindsay has worked professionally in the nonprofit world since 2006 in both programmatic and development roles. She graduated from Baylor University in 2009 with a BA in Communication, and has specialized in grant writing and fundraising communications for more than five years.
Lindsay is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Junior League.