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Grant applications for Operation Round Up available

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PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects, according to organizers.
The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from now until Sept. 15. Disbursement will take place in October.
Those eligible to apply for funds include groups, organizations, individuals or families located within the Southern Indiana Power service territory which covers the counties of Perry, Spencer and areas in Dubois and Warrick counties. Applicants need not be members of the cooperative.
The maximum grant amount available to any group or organization in any one year is $5,000, and the maximum amount available to any individual or family in any one year is $1,000.
Grants are available for local volunteer fire departments, youth programs, 4-H, senior citizen programs and other community-service projects. The funds will not be used to pay any electric or utility bills or be used in any way to support or oppose any political candidate or campaign.
If you or your organization is interested in applying for an Operation Round Up grant, visit the Southern Indiana Power office or download the forms from the Web site at www.sinpwr.com.
Due to the possible volume of requests, there will be no blank applications mailed. If you have any questions, contact the Southern Indiana Power office at (800) 323-2316 or 547-2316 or send e-mail to dharp@ sinpwr.com.