Good¢ents Grants Awarded in February 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. 9 applications were reviewed, and 5 grants totaling $22,580 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants:

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival: $3,000 grant towards the purchase of instruments for a winter workshop.

Georgeson Botanical Garden Society: $5,000 grant towards the purchase of an electric utility vehicle.

Interior AIDS Association: $4,080 grant to assist with purchasing furnishings for facility.

KUAC: $500 grant to expand the Literacy Outreach Program.

North Star Imagination Library: $10,000 grant towards the purchase of books for children

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 April 30, 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 $812,847.

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.