Apply for Grants
Deadline for Applications: August 30, 2017 November 29, 2017
Grant Application (Not-for-Profit Organization)
NOTE: Grant applicants are required to sign and submit the Assurances & Certifications form with the application.
Final Report Form for Grant Recipients
Guidelines For Applicants
What is the Purpose of the Operation RoundUp?
The purpose of the SCI Membership Community Fund is to accumulate and disburse funds for charitable purposes to individuals, families, groups and organizations located in the service area of South Central Indiana REMC. The REMC’s service area includes Morgan, Owen, Brown, Monroe and portions of Johnson, Clay and Putnam Counties.The source of funds is the REMC’s members who voluntarily participate in a RoundUp program. Each month, those members volunteering to participate, allow their electric bill to be rounded up to the next highest dollar. The amount rounded up is accumulated by the REMC and transferred to the SCI Membership Community Fund.
Who is eligible to Apply for Funds?
Any individual, family, group or organization located within South Central Indiana REMC’s service area is eligible to apply for funds. Generally, funds will be provided to meet the needs of applicants that aren’t being met through other sources of means. The maximum amount available to any individual or family is $2,500.00 per year. The maximum amount available to any group or organization is $10,000.00 per year. Under extenuating circumstances, additional funding may be available to individuals, families, groups or organizations if approved by all of the Trustees who are responsible for administering the Fund. Receiving organizations are required to submit a final report.
What is not eligible for funding?
The following will not be eligible to received funding:
- Candidates for political office, political parties or any political purpose
- Activities or requests that lack solid community support
- Payment of utility bills
How does an Individual or Organization Apply for Funding?
Applications are available at South Central Indiana REMC, 300 Morton Avenue, Martinsville, Indiana 46151. Applications may be picked up at the REMC or will be mailed upon request. Questions regarding completion of the application should be directed to the REMC at 800-264-7362. Applications may be submitted at any time.
All applications will be reviewed by a seven member Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees will meet no less than quarterly and may meet more frequently as determined by the number of applications that are received. Applicants will be notified within 30 (thirty) days following action by the Board of Trustees on their application.
Recipient organizations are required to submit a final report within six (6) months of receiving the funds.