Good¢ents Grants Awarded in August 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. 11 applications were reviewed, and 5 grants totaling $19,550 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants:

Alaska Health Fair Inc.: $6,000 grant for technology upgrades.

Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame: $7,500 grant to assist with the purchase of video boards.

Guys Read / Gals Read: $3,000 grant towards the purchase of reading material.

Pioneer Air Museum: $800 grant for the purchase of archival supplies.

Stand Down Inc.: $2,250 grant to cover the expenses related to laboratory testing for veterans via the Alaska Health Fair.

All grants from the Good¢ents Foundation are awarded to nonprofit organizations within GVEA’s service area. Applications are reviewed quarterly in February, May, August and November by a volunteer board of trustees. The next application deadline is October 31, 2018. Applications and more information about the program can be found on our Good¢ents Program page.

Good¢ents is funded by the generous members of Golden Valley Electric Association. Since the program began in 2011, GVEA members have funded grants totaling $874,818.

Thank you to all of the members who voluntarily “round up” their monthly billing statement to the next dollar. The cents you contribute is greatly appreciated and really makes a difference within the communities GVEA serves.