Operation Round Up Grant

Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits and
For-Profits to Benefit Local Communities

GrantWatch ID#: 143524
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Stearns Electric Association


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Grants to Central Minnesota nonprofit and for-profit organizations for a broad range of activities to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area. Eligible Counties include Stearns, Morrison, Todd, Pope, Douglas, and Kandiyohi. Application decisions will be made according to applicant need and funding availability.

The following factors will be considered in the evaluation of all funding requests:
-Potential Benefit to Area Residents and the Entire Community
-Level of Community Support for the Program, Project or the Organization Requesting Funds
-Fiscal and Administrative Capability of the Organization to Deliver a Quality Service or Program
Results that are Predictable

Operation Round Up funds have been used to help:
-Youth Organizations
-Senior Organizations
-Food Shelves
-Community Organizations
-School Scholarships
-Local Environmental Projects
-Park and Lake Associations
-Health Groups
-To Provide Life-Saving Equipment for Local Emergency Responders
-Sports and Recreation Groups
-Personal Medical Needs

Applicants may indicate the following designations on the application form:

Priority will be given to Stearns Electric Association Members.

Generally, it is possible to qualify for funding if your project and/or organization does NOT fall into any of the following categories:
-Lobbyists or Political and Religious Organizations
-Fraternal and Labor Organizations
-Capital Fund Campaigns
-National Fund Drives
-Field Trips

The next Operation Round Up Fund disbursement will be in November 2017. Applications for the next round of funding need to be submitted no later than October 16, 2017.

ORU Funding Guidelines:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Michelle Christiansen, Stearns Electric Operation Round Up Coordinator

Stearns Electric Association Trust
29643 Frontage Road
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Phone: (320) 363-4630
Toll-free: (800) 448-1737
Fax: (320) 363-4631

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USA: Minnesota: Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Kandiyohi, Pope, and Douglas Counties

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