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Community Investment

  
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.

    

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.



 

 

Inn from the Cold

Our vision is to build a community where no child or family is homeless. That’s why we offer a wide range of life-changing programs to help children and their families experiencing homelessness find housing and achieve long term independence. In everything we do, we strive to be a leading example of compassion, courage, inclusivity, respect, accountability, and innovation.

 

 

 

EvenStart 

At EvenStart, we believe that when children are fed, in good health, have access to education, live in homes that are safe, where parents are assisted in developing skills that allow them to generate a livable income, then children learn that they are valued and are free to realize their potential. 

 

 

KidSport

KidSport is a national non-profit organization that provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. KidSport provides financial assistance for registration fees and provides access to equipment for kids up to the age of 18.

 

 

 

Fresh Start Recovery Centre

Since 1992, Fresh Start has been helping individuals and family members recover from addiction, find the courage to change and learn to use the tools they need to live happy productive lives in recovery.

 

 

Knight's Cabin Cancer Retreats

More cancer patients than ever are surviving intensive cancer treatments. Our retreats offer a place for survivors to unplug and unwind in order to focus on what matters most in their lives. The retreats also offer practical, research-based health behaviour counselling on physical activity, nutrition, stress and sleep to prevent secondary disease, recurrence and aid long-term effects of treatment to help survivors make the best of the rest of their lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

STARS Air Ambulance 

The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service is a Canadian non-profit helicopter air ambulance organization funded by individual donors, service groups, corporate donors and government contributions. STARS provides rapid and specialized emergency care and transportation for critically ill and injured patients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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

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.

  

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.