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People Fund 2017

THE PEOPLE FUND Over $3 million in non-profit projects funded since 1999. Round Up For Your Community And Get Rewarded! SIGN UP ABOUT THE PROGRAM 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

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People Fund Grant Applications Due April 15

People Fund Grant Applications Due April 15

March 13, 2017   The Great Lakes Energy People Fund is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations throughout its local service area. The upcoming grant application deadline is April 15. The People Fund is supported solely by Great Lakes Energy members who allow their electric cooperative to round up their bill each month to the

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Over $204,000 in People Fund grants awarded in 2016

Over $204,000 in People Fund grants awarded in 2016

January 11, 2016   Great Lakes Energy, with the help of its members, continues its commitment to local communities through the People Fund. During 2016, the People Fund awarded $204,752 in grants to charitable and community organizations. The Great Lakes Energy People Fund is supported solely by Great Lakes Energy members who allow their electric

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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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