Operation Round Up® awards $22,100 to community programs
January 25, 2017
Bemidji, Minn. - Thanks to the generosity of Beltrami Electric Cooperative Members, the Beltrami Electric Cooperative Trust Board for Operation Round Up® recently awarded 15 grants to area nonprofit and community organizations totaling $22,100.
Operation Round Up® is a charitable program unique to electric cooperatives and is designed to give members a means of working together to use their small change to make a big impact in their local communities.
The Trust Board meets quarterly to review applications for grants and disburse funds. The funding guidelines are as follows: Community Service, Economic Development, Education & Youth and Environment. The next quarterly application deadline is March 31, 2017. Grant applications are available at the BEC office or by visiting http://www.beltramielectric.com.