Operation Round Up Grant

Grants to Central North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies for Emergency
Services, Health, Education, Environment, and Economic Development

GrantWatch ID#: 177134
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Central Electric Member Care Trust


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Grants of up to $3,000 to North Carolina nonprofits and agencies in eligible regions for programs in the areas of youth and education, economic and community development, health and wellness, emergency and safety organizations, and the environment and quality of life.

Eligible counties include Chatham, Randolph, Harnett, Lee, and Moore. Funding is intended for programs in the following focus areas:

A) Emergency and Safety Organizations:

-Volunteer fire and rescue squads
-Domestic violence shelters
-Food Bank

Eligible funding: designated items (specific repairs, equipment, etc.) or general funding for things such as food bank, literature, and supplies, operating expenses, etc.

B) Health Wellness/Health Treatment

Programs or projects and/or organizations that are important components of a community’s overall quality of life, with emphasis on public safety, awareness, health care, wellness, and self-sufficiency.

C) Education and Youth

Grants must directly affect the classroom and promote learning. School programs and initiatives that emphasize leadership, promote educational growth, combat social problems, promote wellness and encourage good behavior. Grants will not be limited to one grant per school as long as funds permit.

D) Economic and Community Development

Programs, projects and/or organizations that foster jobs or enhanced employment opportunities for members and/or provide tangible benefits to a community at large.

E) Environmental Enhancement/Quality of Life

Programs, projects and/or organizations that promote environmental stewardship, leadership, education for the improved quality of life for the community.

Limit: not more than $3,000 annually

Contributions to organizations will generally be made only to public organizations and nonprofits that have been granted tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Applying organizations must be established; unfortunately, start-up groups cannot participate.

Exceptions to this restriction can be considered based on individual circumstances as determined by the Trust Board.

Projects must benefit Central Electric’s service area: Chatham, Randolph, Harnett, Lee, and Moore Counties.

Generally, contributions to organizations will not be made for:
-Religious organizations or religion based initiatives
-Political organizations including lobbying or campaigns
-Endowment fund drives or annual agency fund drives
-General operating expenses-i.e., advertising, salaries, electric bills, start-up expenses
-Individuals electric bills
-Sports sponsorships

Applications for 2017 fourth-quarter grant opportunities must be submitted no later than November 1. Grant recipients will be announced following the Central Electric Member Care Trust Board meeting on November 16.

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

Email or mail application to:

Central Electric Member Care TRUST, Inc.
P O Box 1094
Sanford, NC 27331-1094
919-774-4900 or 1-800-446-7752

Ph. 919-774-4900 / 1-800-446-7752

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USA: North Carolina: Chatham, Randolph, Harnett, Lee, and Moore Counties

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