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In December 2017, the Tri-County EMC Foundation Board approved 7 grant projects, totaling $10,938 in Operation Roundup funds, to benefit organizations or individuals in local communities. For more information on Operation Roundup, visit tri-countyemc.com/operation-round-up.cms or contact us at 1.866.254.8100.
Cafe Central: $1,500 to purchase food for a food bank in Baldwin County
Clifton Ridge Middle School Science Olympiad Team: $500 to send students to compete in a science competition in February
Ferst Foundation: $2,000 to purchase books for students in Jasper County
Kappa League: $2,000 to send students to the Kappa League Leadership Conference in February
Meals on Wheels of Middle Georgia: $3,344 to purhcase meals for 2 individuals currently on the waiting list in Jones County
Northridge Christian Ramp Ministry: $594 to purchase materials to construct a wheelchair ramp for an amputee in Baldwin County
Real Life Church - Real Hope Ministry: $1,000 to purchase materials to prepare hygiene packages for homeless individuals in the cooperative’s service area
Interested in Applying for a Grant?:
Do you know of a non-profit group needing funding for a specific project in the Tri-County EMC service area? Encourage them to complete an Operation Roundup Grant Application. The next deadline to apply for an Operation Roundup Grant is December 1.
- Application must be for a special project or need. Donations will not be made to an organization’s general budget.
- Project must be located within a county that Tri-County EMC serves (Baldwin, Putnam, Jones, Bibb, Jasper, Morgan Twiggs or Wilkinson County)
- Organization must be a non-profit, civic, religious or government organization
Operation Roundup is funded by the voluntary contributions to Tri-County EMC members to the Tri-County EMC Foundation. Participants in the program have their monthly bill rounded up to the next dollar, with that surplus amount going to fund Operation Roundup. Any individual wishing to make a tax-deductible donation to the foundation may contact Kim Broun at 478.986.8126 or make a check payable to: Tri-County EMC Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 487, Gray, GA 31032.