Electric members of McLeod Cooperative Power Association may choose to round up their electric bill to the nearest dollar each month and have that change donated to the MCPA Operation Round Up Trust.
The trust donates funds annually to worthwhile charitable organizations that provide services in McLeod, Renville, Carver and Sibley Counties of Minnesota. The trust is a non-profit corporation that is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Members make a tax-deductible donation of $.01 to $.99/month, maximum annual donation of $11.88/year. Average donations of $6/year.
Sign up to round-up your electric billDownload Operation Round Up Application Form (pdf)
Contributions will generally be made to 501(c)3 non-profit organizations for projects such as:
- Community Service
- Education and youth
- Emergency assistance
- Disaster Relief
Contributions are generally not made for:
- Lobbying, political or religious organizations
- Veteran, fraternal, and labor organizations
- Fundraising dinners, raffles, events
- National fund drives
MCPA electric members may contact the Cooperative if they wish to donate to the fund or round up their electric bill each month.
Charitable organizations may contact the Cooperative for an application for funds or download the Operation Round Up form (pdf).
Funding is usually dispersed each March or April, with applications due to the Co-op office by March 1.