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PDO Policy on Sponsorships, Grants & Donations

As part of our commitment to support our local communities as well as the broader Omani society, PDO offers event sponsorships, grants and donations under specific terms and conditions.
 
This support is classified into the following:

Considered as a promotional opportunity for PDO to assist in enhancing its visibility and reputation. As such, the organization involved must attach the PDO name to the event funded by the donation and give suitable public recognition.

  • Event Sponsorship- considered as a promotional opportunity for PDO to assist in enhancing its visibility and reputation. As such, the organization involved must attach the PDO name to the event funded by the donation and give suitable public recognition.
  • Donation or Grant- a one-off monetary contribution with no further commitment on the part of the Company in support of an activity of limited duration.
  • In-kind Donation- a one-off non-monetary contribution (goods and/or services) such as written-off items. Please note: specific procedures must be followed when requesting certain material/equipment.

Requests received are assessed against the following:

  • The nature of the activity or event
  • PDO’s principl​es and selection criteria
  • Budget available
Exclusion Criteria

Please note that PDO does not support the following requests:

  • Those that are religious in nature
  • Individual/personal requests (scholarship, medical tourism, sporting challenge)
  • Travel support and allowance
  • Gifts, prizes/awards
  • Salaries
  • Requests from private schools
  • Equipment and infrastructure for schools outside our concession area
  • Equipment and infrastructure for sports clubs or individual sports teams
  • Requests that pose harm to PDO’s reputation, presence, people and operations

Such requests will be automatically rejected.

Request Submission

​To submit a request, please fill out this form and address it with all required documents to:

Please note that submitting the completed form with all the required informati​on does not automatically guarantee a positive outcome and only allow us to review it.

Any request with missing information will be automatically rejected.​

Timeline

​Requests are evaluated every two months by our internal Sponsorships, Grants & Donations Committee. As such:

  • Requests for event sponsorship must be received at least 60 calendar days priorto the event.
  • PDO will not process urgent requests as compliance with deadlines falls under the requester’s responsibility.
Notification & Payment

The requester will be notified of the outcome within one week from the Committee’s decision.

When the evaluation outcome is positive, the requester must allow a maximum of 45 days to process the payment internally.