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Community Investment


A Message From Our Donations Committee

Thank you for your interest in seeking support from Baytex Energy Corp. for your project.

Due to the current economic environment of low oil prices, Baytex will be unable to fund any new sponsorship requests at this time.  This decision will be reviewed quarterly, or more frequently as conditions change. 

Should you have any questions or comments, please contact us at donations@baytexenergy.com.


3 Pillars of Support
3 Pillars of Support
Baytex believes in enhancing the communities where employees live and work, supporting causes and institutions through financial and volunteer efforts.

Our community investment program is focused on three pillars of support: Healthcare and Research, Community Living and Education and Training.
In addition to corporate donations, Baytex employs a policy to match all funds raised by employees for their charities of choice and has contributed to a number of company-selected organizations throughout the years that follow our mandate of giving.


Click on the tabs below to learn more about submitting donation and advertising requests, our eligibility guidelines and to see some of the organizations recently supported by Baytex.

Donations and Eligibility Guidelines

Donation Requests

Baytex strongly believes that we have a responsibility to the communities in which we live and operate, and supports a variety of organizations and events. We receive hundreds of requests each year, and unfortunately cannot support every request we receive. To manage our contributions and provide support to as many worthy causes as possible, Baytex has developed the following guidelines.

Eligibility Guidelines

Baytex supports not-for-profit organizations that meet a compelling need within a community in which Baytex has a business presence and employee base.

Applications must include the following information:

  • National, provincial, or local affiliations.
  • Charitable registered number.
  • A brief history of the organization, its purpose, the significance of its work.
  • Who benefits from it and the geographic area it serves.
  • Description of the specific project or program for which funding is sought.
  • Description of what the funds raised will be used for.
  • If the donation is to be used at an event, the expected attendance of the event.
  • Name of the closest city Baytex operates in.

All donation requests must be submitted by email to donations [at] baytexenergy [dot] com or by mail to:

Attn: Donations Committee
Baytex Energy Corp.
Centennial Place, East Tower
2800, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R3

Due to the volume of requests we receive, we unfortunately cannot accept any phone solicitation. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks to process your request. We will respond to all requests by return email or letter.


Advertising Requests

Advertising proposals and opportunities may be emailed to ads [at] baytexenergy [dot] com or sent by fax, Attention: Office Manager, (587) 952-3029. We have regular reviews of all materials and should the opportunity be suitable for us, we will contact you within 4-6 weeks. Should the opportunity not be suitable, we thank you for your interest in Baytex Energy Corp.


Recently Supported by Baytex

Healthcare & Research

Camp Kindle

Camp Kindle

Baytex Energy volunteers yearly with Camp Kindle, a charitable foundation that specifically caters to children and their families that have been affected by childhood cancer. The Foundation helps Alberta children and families by providing funding and programs in four areas: camp, hospital programs, research and scholarships.

Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services

Baytex Energy has become a Partner for Life with the Canadian Blood Services. Baytex embraces the philosophy of giving back, engaging as a team and above all – giving back to others by way of life! Employees regularly give blood in teams and individually and have set an annual blood donation pledge in hopes of saving more lives.

Distress Centre Calgary

Distress Centre

The Distress Centre Calgary ensures everyone has a place to turn in times of crisis by providing 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling and 2-1-1 referrals at no cost. Trained volunteers answer over 100,000 texts, calls and emails for help a year.


Community Living

Peace Regional Pool

Peace Regional Pool

For the past 5 years, Baytex Energy has been an avid supporter of the Peace Regional Pool in Peace River, Alberta. Our donation dollars along with other supporters in the community allow the pool to have Monday night free family swims, encouraging everyone to get out and be active while spending time as a family.

FABuLAS Society

FABuLAS Society

Baytex Energy Ltd. is pleased to support Falher & Area Beautification & Leisure Activities Society in renovating the Honey Capital Playground Park in the Town of Falher, Alberta. FABuLAS is a not for profit society aimed at making a difference in rural communities for the benefit of all community members.

Read Press Release here

Peace Parent Link

Peace Parent Link

Baytex is pleased to support Peace Parent Link – who provide services to families with children, infant to 16 years of age with interactive play programs. Parents are invited to come and explore with their children in a safe, clean and age appropriate centre. Baytex has sponsored the Lego Club for the past two years, making it a very successful and useful program to the Centre. With our partnership, Peace Parent Link has been able to increase enrollment and create new exciting building opportunities for many children in the community. Building challenges focuses on strengthening STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and math).


Education & Training

Nampa and District Historical Society

Nampa and District Historical Society

Over the next five years, Baytex will support and join the Nampa and District Historical Society in the development of an oil and gas interactive learning centre at the Nampa museum, in Nampa, Alberta. Our donation dollars along with other supporters in the community will be instrumental in providing education about heavy crude extraction methods, safety, training and shipping, within the museum.

Westberry School

Westberry School

Baytex supports Westberry Elementary School in Kindersley, Saskatchewan and their Healthy Snack Program. The program provides fruits and vegetables to help supplement the students of Westberry school with healthy food options. In some cases, this program provides food to students who come from families with greater economic needs. With this program students learn the importance of healthy eating and its relationship to healthy minds and healthy bodies.

Baytex Energy School Scholarship Program

Baytex Energy School Scholarship Program

Baytex funds a scholarship for one deserving student in 11 separate schools in communities where Baytex is currently operating. The scholarship is given to a deserving student who has worked to the best of his or her ability in academics and has been accepted by a post-secondary institution in the fall immediately after high school graduation. A full list of the current 2016-2017 schools can be found here. For more information about our scholarship program in our operating areas please email donations [at] baytexenergy [dot] com.


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Our operations are organized into Canadian Heavy Oil, Canadian Light Oil and Gas and United States business units.

Operations Map

Operations Map
Responsible Development

Baytex Energy’s Good Neighbour program is a company-wide program that focuses on being a welcomed neighbour in the communities in which we operate.

Good Neighbour Program

Heavy Oil

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business of heavy oil in our marketing section.

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Understanding Heavy Oil