Commitment to Community Service



WD-40 Company sponsors and supports projects and programs that improve the quality of life in the communities we serve and where our employees live and work. We are committed to community relations through the application of financial and human resources



1.   Education

WD-40 Company believes life-long learning is an important component in our corporate culture and that a strong, healthy educational system is essential to the quality of community life. Therefore, we place high priority on contributions in this area.

2.   Human - Health Care

WD-40 Company supports organizations that meet health and human care needs for the community.

3.   Community Development - Community Youth General

WD-40 Company supports organizations that help people become self-sufficient, help strengthen the family, encourage economic and neighborhood development and enhance the quality of life through civic involvement.

4.  Arts and Culture

While Arts and Culture is not a primary focus, WD-40 Company recognizes the importance of the arts and cultural institutions in the community and may occasionally support these activities.

  • Fundraising events (walks, races, tournaments, galas, dinners, etc.)
  • In-kind donation requests, e.g., requests for WD-40 Company product
  • Athletic sponsorships (teams/events)
  • Political organizations and candidates, labor groups, commercial for-profit enterprises, religious or sectarian organizations (unless they are a non-profit organization whose primary role is to address specific community needs)
  • Any group whose activities are not in the best interest of WD-40 Company, its affiliates, employees, shareholders, customers, or the communities we serve.


WD-40 Company accepts requests for assistance throughout the year. A separate proposal is required for each request.

Applications should be brief, and include the following information:

  • Organization's name, street address, email, and contact person.
  • A short description of the organization, including its objectives, accomplishments and current programs.
  • Specific reason for the request and the amount requested.
  • List of officers, board of directors or principals in the organization.
  • Financial statements (with first year applying, subsequent years when requested by WD-40 Company).
  • List of significant contributors and partners.
  • In the U.S., tax identification number and verification of tax status from the IRS under Section 501 (c )(3).
  • If applicable, list of prior grants from WD-40 Company, specifying dates, amounts and where the funds were allocated.
  • Percentage of funds used for administration costs and used for charitable services.

Send your request to:


WD-40 Company
Community Involvement
1061 Cudahy Place
San Diego, CA 92110

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