Generosity of REA Members Impacts Area Organizations through Operation Round Up®Operation Round Up Logo

Runestone Electric Association’s Operation Round Up® has distributed over $1 million in grants to community-minded groups and organizations throughout the Cooperative’s service territory since its inception in 2003. Over 65% of REA’s members allow their bills to be rounded up to the next dollar, with the average yearly contribution of $6.

The following 39 area organizations shared $24,000 in grants from Operation Round Up.

Grant Recipients:

SENIORS
» Osakis Senior Nutrition Center ($500)
» Central Minnesota Elder Network ($750)

YOUTH
» Osakis D.A.R.E program ($500)
» Osakis High School Trap Team ($200)
» Alexandria Youth Football ($200)
» BIO Girls, Inc. ($200)

FIRE DEPARTMENTS & FIRST RESPONDERS
» Ashby Fire Department ($1,000)
» Millerville Fire Department ($1,000)
» Cyrus First Responders ($1,000)
» Kensington Fire Department ($1,000)
» Garfield First Responders ($1,000)
» Lowry Fire Department ($1,000)
» Osakis Emergency Medical Responders ($500)
» Holmes City First Responders ($850)

COMMUNITY
» Grant County Humane Society ($500)
» Lake Amelia Cemetery ($250)
» Ida Lake Association ($250)
» Honor Quilts ($1,000)
» Jingle Bells Foundation ($1,000)
» Evansville Community Club ($250)
» Lake Leven Cemetery ($250)
» Grant County Historical Society ($500)
» Bethel Memorial Cemetery Association ($250)
» Douglas County Car Care, Inc. ($1,500)
» Red Willow Arts Coalition ($500)
» Salvation Army ($1,000)
» Pope County Families in Need ($1,000)
» Titus II, Inc. ($750)
» True Friends ($750)
» The Written Gift ($500)
» Love INC of Douglas County Lakes Area ($1,500)
» Inclusion Network ($250)
» Indherred Lutheran WELCA ($250)
» Pope County Humane Society ($300)
» Radiothon to End Child Abuse ($1,000)
» Fryksande Cemetery Association ($250)
» Andes Tower Hills Ski Patrol ($500)

Calling all non-profit organizations!
Area organizations are encouraged to apply for Operation Round Up grants. The deadline for the
next round of funding is February 5, 2021.