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Grants to Idaho and Washington Individuals and Organizations
in Eligible Regions to Address Critical Community Needs

Operation Round Up Grant

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Kootenai Electric Trust - Kootenai Electric Cooperative (KEC)

Deadline Date:

04/22/22

Description:

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Grants to Idaho and Washington individuals and nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to address critical needs in local communities. Eligible programs must fall into one of the following focus areas: environment, education and youth, community service, and emergency energy assistance. Applicants must be located in the counties of Kootenai, Bonner, and Benewah in Idaho, or Spokane County in Washington.

Major Funding Categories:

Community Service

  1. Programs, projects, and organizations that are important components of a community’s overall quality of life, with emphasis on public safety, health care, and self-sufficiency.
  2. Individual or family unit with emphasis on health care and self-sufficiency.
  3. Programs and projects that enhance the cultural environment of communities in the local area.

Education and Youth

  1. Scholarships: provided annually as funds are available to Kootenai Electric members or their children who are either seniors in high school or currently enrolled in college or an accredited training institution.
  2. School programs and projects.
  3. Programs that are designed to combat critical social problems affecting local children and youth, with an emphasis on children and teens at risk. 
  4. Programs and projects that promote wellness and encourage youth participation in athletics and physical fitness activities.

Environment

  1. Programs and projects that promote community recycling and natural resource preservation.
  2. Community-based environmental quality education programs.

Emergency Energy Assistance

  • Community Action Programs, Project Share, and other local entities that collect and distribute money for low-income emergency energy assistance. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179820

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All applications for Operation Round Up funds are designated for either an individual or an organization in need.

Contributions to organizations will generally be made only to nonprofits that have been granted tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).

Contributions will not be made for:
- Lobbying and political organizations
- Veteran, fraternal and labor organizations
- National fund drives
- Advertising
- Individuals mortgage and rent payments
- Electric Bills

Pre-Application Information:

The applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis at the meeting of the Trust Board, and a decision is then made on disbursement. The next application deadline is April 22, 2022.

Funding Guidelines: https://www.kec.com/trust-funding-guidelines

Contact Information:

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

Organizational Application: https://www.kec.com/form/oru-organizational-application
Individual Application: https://www.kec.com/form/oru-individual-application

Phone: 208.765.1200
Toll Free: 800.240.0459
Email: kec@kec.com
Fax: 208.772.5858

Office Address:
2451 West Dakota Ave.
Hayden, ID 83835

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Idaho: Kootenai County, Bonner County, and Benewah County;   Washington: Spokane County

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