The Beltrami Electric Cooperative Trust Board for Operation Round Up® met in April and awarded grants to 25 area nonprofit and community organizations totaling $41,195. Many local programs and non-profit organizations benefit from Operation Round Up®, a charitable program unique to electric cooperatives.
The program is designed to give cooperative members a means of working together to use small change to make a big impact in their local communities, with 100% of member contributions going to local projects. Project categories for organizations applying for grants from Operation Round Up® must fit into one or more of the following: Community Service, Economic Development, Education & Youth and Environment. Applications and guidelines can be found on www.beltramielectric.com.