Great Lakes Energy People Fund grant applicants being accepted. 

March 4, 2021

Great Lakes Energy People Fund grant applicants being accepted. 

The Great Lakes Energy People Fund is accepting letters of interest and grant applications from non-profit organizations throughout its local service area for the spring grant cycle. Letters of interest are due by April 1. If the letter of interest is approved, the applicant can then submit a grant application by April 15. All letters and applications are accepted through a new online grant application portal that can be found at www.gtlakes.com/people-fund.

Great Lakes Energy members support the People Fund by rounding up their bill to the nearest whole dollar amount. That extra change is then granted to non-profit, charitable organizations that provide humanitarian, educational, or community development services within the cooperative’s 26-county service area. Since 1999, more than $3.8 million in grants have been awarded to charitable and community organizations to better the lives of residents in local communities. The People Fund awarded $228,288 in grants in 2020.

Non-profit organizations can read program details and apply online at www.gtlakes.com/people-fund. Non-profit organizations that serve communities located in the Great Lakes Energy service area are eligible to apply.

Letters of interest are due by April 1, with applications due by April 15. Another grant opportunity will be available in October 2021.

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