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Operation Round-Up

Guidelines for Applicants
The purpose of the Operation Round-Up Program and the Central Indiana Power Community Trust is to accumulate and distribute funds for charitable purposes to individuals, families, groups and organizations located within the perimeter boundaries of NineStar Connect’s power and communication service areas. This roughly includes Hancock and parts of Hamilton, Henry, Madison, Marion, Rush and Shelby Counties.
The source of these funds is the membership of NineStar Connect electric and communication customers, who voluntarily have their bills rounded up to the next highest dollar. This money is accumulated by the co-op and transferred to Central Indiana Power Community Trust.
Those Eligible to Apply for Funds includes any individual that is a member (customer) of NineStar Connect electric and communications division; and, any group, organization, or charity whose primary mission benefits a significant portion of the members (customers) of NineStar Connect. For the most part funds will be provided to meet the needs of applicants which aren’t being met through other sources.
The maximum amount available to any individual, who is a member (customer) of NineStar Connect, is $2,500 per request; and, only one request per 12-month period.
The maximum amount available to any group or organization that directly benefits a portion of the members (customers) of NineStar Connect is $10,000 per request; and, only one request per 12-month period.
Funding for Political Contributions and Payment of Utility Bills Will Not Be Considered. Only those activities or needs that have solid community support will be considered for funding.
Applications for Funding can be picked up at NineStar Connect north or south campuses or can be printed from the website. Applications may also be mailed upon request. An original copy of the completed application should be mailed to NineStar Connect, Attn: Brad Henderson, 2243 East Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140. Questions concerning the application should be directed to Brad Henderson at NineStar Connect, 317-323-2714. Applications may be submitted at any time.
All applications will be reviewed by a eighteen (18) member Board of Trustees. The Board will meet no less than quarterly and may meet more frequently as the number of applications received dictates. Applicants will be notified of the Board’s decision regarding their applications within thirty days following Board action on said application.
Operation RoundUp Meeting Dates For 2014
February 6, 2014
ay 1, 2014
August 7, 2014
November 6, 2014

Deadline for Applications
January 17, 2014
April 11, 2014
July 18, 2014
October 17, 2014