Grant Details

Navarro County Electric Cooperative: Operation Round Up (Texas)

 
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    Funder Type

    Corporation

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award

    Authority

    Navarro County Electric Cooperative

    Summary

    One of the main characteristics of the Navarro County Electric Cooperative family is their relationship with the communities that they serve. They feel they have a responsibility to the members in their service area that goes beyond just providing reliable electric power. This is why they are proud to sponsor the exciting community service program called Operation Round-Up.

    Simply stated, Operation Round-Up gathers voluntary contributions from participating co-op consumers by œrounding up their monthly bills to the next dollar. For example, a consumers monthly bill of $32.73 would be automatically rounded up to $33.00, with the additional 27 cents going to the Operation Round-Up fund - resulting in an average donation of roughly six dollars ($6.00) per year, which will be distributed to worthy Cooperative service area charitable causes.

    Operation Round- Up helps co-op consumers reach out to worthy causes in their communities and work together to help others. What is most rewarding about the concept of Operation Round-Up is that it is an extension of the concept of neighbor helping neighbor that built the electric cooperative.
     

    History of Funding

    Previously funded projects include:
    • Boys and Girls Club of Navarro County (BGCNC), received a $2500.00 grant. The BGCNC provides life-changing programs that focus on character, leadership, education, health, life skills and much more for area children.
    • Camp of the Rising Sun, accepted a $5000.00 grant. The Camp of the Rising Sun is a non-profit charitable organization benefiting special needs children of Navarro and Freestone County.
    • Community Services of Navarro County, was awarded a $2500.00 grant. Community Services is dedicated to reducing the causes of poverty with direct and support services including energy self-sufficiency.
    Past awardees can be seen at http://www.navarroec.com/files/Operation_RoundUp_Totals_6.17.pdf.

    Additional Information

    Priority funding areas include food, shelter, clothing, health needs, education and public safety. Past recipients have used funds for education, youth development, programming for children with special needs, and poverty reduction.

    Contacts

    Eddie Ross

    Eddie Ross
    3800 TX-22 Post Office Box 616
    Corsicana', TX 75110
    (903) 874-7411
     

  • Eligibility Details

    Awards are made to projects within the service territory of Ellis, Freestone, Hill, Limestone, and Navarro counties of Texas.

    Deadline Details

    The deadline dates in 2017 were (similar dates are assumed each year):
    • February 24, 2017
    • May 26, 2017
    • August 25, 2017
    • November 24, 2017

    Award Details

    The maximum grant amount is $3000 for any awardee.


     

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