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ORU Requests

Posted By Susan On November 18, 2011 @ 3:49 pm In | No Comments

Operation Round Up Board [1]

The Operation Round Trust Board includes (back row): MVEC’s ORU coordinator Chris Schwingler, Dick Peterson of Belle Plaine, Nancy Baldwin of Lonsdale, Carol Ragan of Shakopee, Connie Meeker of Green Isle, Jeanne Zwart of Elysian. Front row: Carolyn Christopherson of Belle Plaine, John Miller of Henderson and John Sigmond of Victoria. Absent from the photo is Pam Peters of Hamburg.


Money contributed to Operation Round Up (ORU) is administered by a tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation called the Minnesota Valley Electric Trust.

The Trust is a separate organization from MVEC and is governed by a nine-person, volunteer Board of Directors.

Contributions will generally be made to 501(c)3 organizations whose activities benefit members of the MVEC service area [2]in the following categories:

  • Community service

    Operation Round Up [3]

    MVEC has awarded local, charitable organizations over $1.27 million in grants since its inception in 1995.

  • Economic development
  • Education and youth
  • Environment
  • Emergency energy assistance
  • Disaster relief

Contributions are generally not made for:

  • Lobbying, political and religious organizations
  • Veteran, fraternal and labor organizations
  • Fundraising dinners, raffles, events
  • National fund drives


To request a grant, please fill out this form [4]


You may contact Chris Schwingler, Operation Round Up Coordinator
chriss@mvec.net [5] or call 952.492.2313 or 800.282.6832


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[1] Image: http://www.mvec.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/ORUboard-014.jpg

[2] service area : http://www.mvec.net/about-us/service-area/

[3] Image: http://www.mvec.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/operation_roundup.jpg

[4] please fill out this form: http://www.mvec.net/community/operation-round-up/grants/request-form/

[5] chriss@mvec.net: mailto:chriss@mvec.net

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