Central members have the option to round up their monthly electric bill to the nearest dollar. That money is put into the Central Community Foundation and then distributed throughout Central’s service area based on grant applications received.
Last year, Operation Round Up provided $96,426.77 through five types of grants to organizations and individuals.
Health Care grants provide aid for ambulance services, hospice programs, and construction and renovation of medical facilities and other healthcare-related areas.
Disaster Relief grants help when homes or property is destroyed or damaged by tornado, fire, flood or other natural disasters.
Education grants help school programs, and fund projects, equipment, building construction and renovations.
Community Purpose grants fund projects that benefit the entire community. Examples include playground equipment, splash pads, community services, etc.
Personal Need grants fund projects for individuals that do not fit into one of the other categories. Projects may include assistance for food, clothing or other necessities.
View recent grants recipients at MyCentral.Foundation.