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People Fund Grant Apps Due Oct. 1

People Fund Grant Apps Due Oct. 1

Sept. 13, 2016   Know a local non-profit charitable or community organization that could use a grant? The GLE People Fund is accepting grant applications from throughout its local service area. The upcoming grant application deadline is Oct. 1 with grant funds to be distributed in October. The People Fund is supported solely by you,

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Local Organizations Receive June People Fund Grants

July 18, 2016   Do you participate in Great Lakes Energy’s People Fund? If so, you are among the GLE members who make possible numerous grants to local community non-profit organizations serving communities in northern and western Michigan. The People Fund Board of Directors added to its list of recent grants by awarding a total

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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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Grant Application Request

Be sure your organization serves one of our grant regions.  Also review the grant guidelines below to ensure you are applying for a grant that qualifies. All grant applications must be returned by mail. Please read the instructions on the application for more information. To request the application in Word, please fill out the form below. Include

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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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