Grant Application

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Nueces Electric Charities, Inc. Operation Round-Up Form

The role of the Nueces Electric Charities, Inc. regarding the Nueces Electric Cooperative (NEC) Operation Round Up Fund is to make the best use of the funds entrusted to us to support activities within the NEC service territory and nearby communities, and to be sure that whatever gifts we make are handled wisely.

As stated in Article 4 of its Articles of Incorporation, Nueces Electric Charities, Inc. was organized to distribute funds, voluntarily contributed to Nueces Electric Cooperative, Inc. from its members under Operation Round Up, to other 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide direct educational, health, welfare, and other human services within the service area of Nueces Electric Cooperative, Inc.”

Deadline for application to be received: January 15 and July 15 of each year
Upon approval of application, we will be requesting official signed documentation to finalize the partnership.

The following information MUST be included in the submitted application, in the same document as the grant application:
No paper copies mailed to the NEC office will be accepted for submissions.
Please merge all documents into the same document, this can be done using Adobe Acrobat:

  • A one page budget for the amount requested, with justifications
  • Proof confirming 501(3)(c) status with the IRS
  • A copy of the most recent balance sheet and income statement
  • Current organizational budget (if not available please explain)

Applications for a particular new or one-time program or project must be submitted and approved BEFORE the programs/projects have begun.
Grant projects/programs that address these areas of need will receive priority consideration:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Welfare
  • Human Services
Files must be less than 6 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.