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Operation Round Up® awards $22,885 to local programs

Bemidji, Minn. -The Beltrami Electric Cooperative Trust Board for Operation Round Up® met recently and awarded grants to twenty-four area nonprofit and community organizations totaling $22,885.

Operation Round Up® is a charitable program unique to electric cooperatives and is designed to give cooperative members a means of working together to use their small change to make a big impact in their local communities. The average amount a member will contribute is approximately 50 cents/month or $6 per year.

The Trust Board for Operation Round Up® meets quarterly to review applications for grants and disburse funds. Funding guidelines and grant applications can be found at The next quarterly application deadline is March 31, 2018.


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