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Forward a Variation to a Project User by Email


To forward a variation to a Procore user using the email function in the Variations tool. 


The Variations tool includes a built-in email function that lets you forward a Commitment Variation or Main Contract Variation to any user in the Project Directory. You can also use the steps below to forward a variation to its 'Designated Reviewer.' This notifies that person that the variation is awaiting their approve or reject response. 

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' level permissions or higher on the project's Variations tool.
  • Additional Information:
    • All recipients must have a Procore user account with a valid email address. See Add a User Account to the Project Directory.
    • Recipients who have been granted the appropriate permissions can click the View Online link to view the most current update of the variation in the Procore web application. 


  1. Navigate to the project's Variations tool.
  2. Click the Main Contracts or Commitments tab. 
  3. Locate the variation that you want to forward. 
  4. Click the View button.
  5. Click the Email button.
  6. Complete the following fields:
    • To
      Enter the name of the Procore user to whom you want to forward the variation.
      • To notify the person named as the 'Designated Reviewer' on a CV or MCV that the item is ready to be approved (or rejected), you must add that person's name in the 'To' field. This will send that person a message. 
    • CC
      Enter in the name of any users to copy on the email.
    • Private
      Mark this tickbox to to ensure only users with 'Admin' permissions or those in the email distribution list can view the email.
    • Subject
      The subject field will automatically populate with the name of the variation you are email forwarding, but you can manually edit this field as necessary. 
    • Attachments
      Attach any relevant documents or files.
    • Message
      Enter in a message in the text field. 
  7. Click Send
    Procore forwards the email to the selected users. The subject line of the email is: FW:  'FW: Main Contract Variation: MCV #: Title' or 'FW: Commitment Variation: CV#:'