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Recent Grant Recipients

The People Fund program is funded solely by the many Great Lakes Energy members who allow their electric bills to be rounded up to the next dollar each month. The small rounded-up amount that averages less than 50 cents a month adds up to help many worthwhile causes in your community. Find out how easy

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Co-op Owners for Political Action

What is ACRE Co-op Owners for Political Action®? The ACRE Co-op Owners for Political Action® program is an exciting opportunity for you to join other co-op members in raising your voice and participating in the political process. Funds raised by this grassroots network are donated to the political campaigns of candidates whose positions on issues

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Enroll in the People Fund

You could win $100! By allowing us to “round up” your monthly electric bill to the next dollar, you put your small change to work right in your own community. All of the money collected goes back to grant recipients. All permanent contributors are entered into two annual drawings where we give away six $100

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Program Details

Great Lakes Energy members help to enhance the quality of life for people in our communities through the People Fund. Bills of participating members are “rounded up” to the next dollar amount and grants are awarded to non-profit organizations and charitable activities throughout our service area. Grants are awarded by three independent Boards of Directors

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Local Organizations Receive $44,200 in People Fund Grants

June 12, 2015   Great Lakes Energy members who support the cooperative’s People Fund program made possible nine grants to local community non-profit organizations. The People Fund Board of Directors awarded a total of $44,200 in grants in June to the following non-profit organizations in northern Michigan. Garfield Township Parks & Recreation, Fife Lake:  $2,500

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