The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Six applications were reviewed. Four grants totaling $40,785 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants:
- Fairbanks Children’s Museum: $4,900 grant to purchase a Rigamajig Builder and Simple Machines set.
- North Star Counsel on Aging: $8,085 grant to purchase folding tables and chairs.
- North Star Imagination Library: $14,000 grant to distribute books to 3,400 children for two months.
- Wellspring Revival Ministries: $13,800 to purchase playground and skate park equipment.
All grants from the Good¢ents Foundation are awarded to nonprofit organizations within GVEA’s service area. Applications are reviewed quarterly in February, May, August and November by a volunteer board of trustees. The next application deadline is April 30, 2017. Applications and more information about the program can be found online here.
Good¢ents is funded by the generous members of Golden Valley Electric Association. Since the program began in 2011, GVEA members have funded grants totaling $684,418.
Thank you to all the members who voluntarily “round up” their monthly invoice to the next dollar. The cents you contribute is greatly appreciated and really makes a difference within the communities GVEA serves.