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Operation RoundUp

http://roanokeelectric.com/images/oproundup.gifHandwritten or Paper copies of applications will NOT be accepted!

Applications for 1st Quarter 2017 are due in the office by 5 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2017. All applicants will be notified of their status by mid-January 2017.

Organizations receiving 3rd Quarter 2017 Grants: 
 
Cool Spring Baptist Church Eure, NC $2,000.00
Como Volunteer Fire Department Como, NC $2,320.00
Eastside EMS Rich Square, NC $1,250.00
Helpful Hands and Hearts Littleton, NC $ 2,000.00
Murfreesboro Volunteer Fire Department Murfreesboro, NC $2,541.45
     

Operation RoundUp is a grant program awarding money each quarter of the year (in January, April, July, and October) to non-profit organizations with 501(c)3 status or IRS designated non-profit status.

  • Any 501(c)3 or IRS-designated non-profit or not-for profit in our service area - Bertie, Hertford, Northampton, Halifax, Gates, Perquimans, or Chowan counties may apply for up to $5,000.
  • These same organizations are eligible to apply each quarter and may receive up to $5,000 in any calendar year.
  • RoundUp Bylaws

NOTICE: Groups that have received grants since February 2004 must provide an activity sheet detailing how the grant money was spent. This activity sheet MUST be submitted before an organization is eligible to receive a new grant.

Submit an activity sheet.

Organizations that have been awarded RoundUp grants in the past range from arts groups to fire departments to tutoring centers. The main thing that all of the organizations have in common is that they are either educational, charitable, or economic development organizations helping to meet the needs of underserved populations or geographic areas.

How does Operation RoundUp work?

Operation RoundUp allows Roanoke Electric member-owners to "round up" their electric bill to the next highest dollar and donate that amount to the program. For example, if your bill for the month of April was $11.85, you could round it up to $12.00 and donate the extra 15 cents to Operation RoundUp. It has been estimated that a member-owner contributes an average of 50 cents per month or $6.00 per year. The maximum amount that a member-owner can contribute in a year’s time would be $11.88. Each quarter, the board of directors for the program's administrative body, the Roanoke Care Trust, meets to determine who will be awarded funds. The funds will be given primarily to organizations that are serving either the health, safety, educational or recreational needs of citizens within our service area.

As a member-owner, how can I contribute?

If you are interested in signing up to contribute to the program, please call 252-209-2236 today or notify us via the Member Service Portal. Contributing literally only costs you pennies a month, the pennies when combined with those of other contributors, add up to powerful dollars.

 

How to Apply?

 

 

Please submit 1st Quarter applications by Friday, December 29, 2017, @ 5:00pm.

For more information email roundup@roanokeelectric.com or call 252.209.2236.

Applications must be received by the date the applications are due. Those received after that date will have to be resubmitted for the next round.

News and Events

October 30, 2017

With the co-op’s mobile app, member-owners can monitor their daily energy usage and make better informed decisions to save money on their electric bills. 

October 27, 2017

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC

GREENVILLE, SC - Enviva Holdings, LP today announced a $45,000 grant to support African American land retention and healthy forests in northeastern North Carolina.  The grant to the Sustainable Forestry Program of the Roanoke Center—a nonprofit affiliate of the Roanoke Electric Cooperative headquartered in Ahoskie, North Carolina—deepens the existing partnership between Enviva, the Roanoke Center, and the U. S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment).  That program serves forest owners in seven counties in the Cooperative’s service region and near two of Enviva’s wood pellet facilities.

October 17, 2017

Roanoke Electric Co-op is offering water heater control devices. Which boost energy efficiency and savings, free to member-owners.



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