The Operation Roundup® Board awards scholarships each year. Applicants must be the children of members who are participating in the Operation Roundup® program. For an application and scholarship guidelines, please contact our office.
The Operation Round Up® board has granted requests ranging from $200 up to $3,500.
The average customer will contribute $6 per year; the most they can contribute is $11.88 per year. These dollars are tax deductible. You will receive notification of the total amount you have contributed during the year.
There are currently 134 cooperatives across the country participating in this program.
The Operation Round Up® program is voluntary. Each new customer is automatically enrolled, but any customer who wishes not participate may notify us by calling our office at (219) 733-2511 or (800) 552-2622. Any customer who previously decided not to participate and has now changed their mind, may sign up for Operation Round Up by calling the REMC office.
Individuals and organizations within (or serving within) the Kankakee Valley REMC service area.
The Operation Round Up® funds are kept in a trust fund and are dispersed as directed by the Operation Round Up® board.
Operation Round Up® funds may be used for community service projects, economic development, education and youth programs, environmental projects, emergency energy assistance and disaster relief. Operation Round Up® funds may not be used for political purposes.
Operation Round Up® Trust is a separate entity from KV REMC with its own board of directors consisting of leaders within the community. Current board members include: Tim Miller-Kouts, Kouts; Keith Meyers, Chesterton; Ed Marks, Wanatah; Jamie Shireman, Knox; Judy Jelinek, San Pierre; Pat Hedge, Crown Point; and Sue Bachert, North Judson.