Operation Round Up is a program designed to provide financial assistance to worthwhile individuals and organizations. The CECF board of directors meets quarterly to review applications from individuals and organizations in the area. The maximum annual grant that can be approved is $10,000 for organizations and $2,500 for individuals.

First-quarter applications are due February 14, 2023. The board of directors for the Cotton Electric Charitable Foundation will meet again February 28, 2022 to review applications for the quarter.

Cotton Electric Charitable Foundation board members include Cindy Zelbst, President; Danny Marlett, Vice President; Carter Waid, Secretary/Treasurer; Jennifer Meason, CEO of Cotton Electric; and Shan Files, president of the Cotton Electric Board of Trustees.

Applications to the Operation Round Up program are available at the links below or by calling Zach Young at 580-875-4277. Individual applications MUST include a letter of referral from a reputable service agency or non-profit organization.

You may download the individual and organization applications below. Organization applications may be filled out and submitted online via the webform below.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications for grants benefiting schools require the signature of the school superintendent. This includes applications submitted by booster clubs, parent-teacher organizations and other school-related groups, teachers and principals. This requirement was established to ensure coordinated communication on projects that fit a school district’s priorities.

Individual Application  Organization Application  Grant Guidelines

Organization Address
Contact Name
Is organization requesting funding exempt from payment of income tax?
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
Does organization service outside Caddo, Carter, Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Jefferson, Stephens and Tillman counties?
Maximum 10 files.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
References
Please list three references (May not be a director or employee of Cotton Electric Cooperative or the Cotton Electric Charitable Foundation).
Reference
Reference
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All application for grants benefitting schools require a signed letter of support from the superintendent on school letterhead. This includes applications submitted by booster clubs, parent-teacher organizations and other school-related groups, teachers and principals. The requirement was established to ensure coordinated communication on projects that fit a school district's priorities. Is this application for a school?
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
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